Scopes ‘Monkey’ Trial
“Question Before Dayton Jury”. Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 21, 1925.
The microfiche provided an actual copy of the paper.
“No Conflict in Authority” Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 22, 1925.
The paper was preaching on the Sunday and I felt that this was going to change due to the Scopes trial.
“Brother Martin at Dayton”. Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 24, 1925.
A famous preacher comes to preach at Dayton the day before the trial.
“Development Is Not Evolution” Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 23, 1925.
The article sates how missionaries to Africa take certain animals with them that represent evolution, and the editorial is contradicting that saying that “development is not evolution”.
History Corporative. 8 Nov. 2007
The cartoon was drawn at the time of the trial and it showed monkeys asking each other if they were really ascendants of the humans who were hanging a person.
“The Premonition Would get more Votes if the Monkeys could be in it” cartoon. 8 Nov. 2007
It showed monkeys voting on whether they were related to man.
“Darrow on Evolution” Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 4, 1925.
The article was about Darrow’s views on evolution.
“Teaching in Tennessee” Editorial from the Waco News Tribune. July 5, 1925.
The article was talking about how teaching would change due to the Scopes Trial.
The Scopes Trial; Cornerstones of Freedom. New York: Children’s Press, 2003
A description of the ’25 Scopes Trail.
The Evolution- Creationism Controversy: A Chronology. 23 Sep. 2007
www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/scopeschrono.html A detailed timeline about the world leading up to the Scopes Trial.
“Inherent the Wind.” Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly.
Metro Golden Mayer, 1960.
This movie provides a dramatized performance of the Scopes trial and the events leading up to it
John Scopes. September 23, 2007 www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/sco_sco.htm
The site provided a biography of John Scopes.
“Should Children Be Exposed To The Facts?” September 23, 2007
The document is satire writing about if children should be exposed to the teaching of evolution.
George Rappalyea September 23, 2007 www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/SCO_RAPP.HTM
The site provided a biography of George Rappalyea, a fundamentalist preacher at the time of the trial.
‘Scopes Monkey Trial’ November 15, 2007
The video described the Monkey Trial in a funny, educational, animated form.
Merriam-Webster (1986) “Evolution” Webster’s Ninth Collegiate Dictionary
Ninth ed. It described how evolution meant to evolve, or to change.
Merriam-Webster (1986) “Creationism” Webster’s Ninth Collegiate Dictionary
Ninth ed. It described how creationism meant created by God.
“The Scopes Trial: What was it Really All About?” November 15, 2007
The site’s main question was ‘what was the trial really about’.
“The Scopes Trial” November 15, 2007
The site provided a biography for Scopes, an overview of the trial, and what the trial was trying to achieve.
“The Textbook” November 15, 2007
The site showed exerts of the textbook (approved by the state of Tennessee) that Scopes read to the high school students and was convicted for.
“The State vs. John Scopes: The Monkey Trial” November 15, 2007
The site provided a single person’s view on the Scopes Trial and what the state what doing and thinking.
“The Monkey Trial” November 15, 2007
The site provided a word-for-word transcript of Darrow intervewing Bryan as a witness during the trial.
“75 years after the Scopes trial pitted science against religion, the debate goes on” November 16, 2007http://archives.cnn.com/2000/LAW/07/13/scopes.monkey.trial/
The site mainly focusus on religion and science instead of Scopes and the state.
“Evolutionism: Broad Strokes” November 16, 2007
The site tells all about all different versions and all about them.