What John Scopes Told His Family & Friends about His Trial

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Although John Scopes and his famous "Monkey Trial"strongly influenced the ongoing evolution-creationism controversy, relatively little is known about Scopes's post-trial life. Moreover, many questions about his trial remain unanswered (e.g., did he actually teach evolution in Dayton?). This paper answers these questions with new information from a previously ignored source - his family and friends.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-95
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Biology Teacher
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2021

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  • Scopes Trial
  • biology education
  • evolution


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