Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Scopes Trial

Infamous and acrimonious 1925 confrontation between jurists William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the 1923 Tennessee Monkey Law which forbade the teaching in publicly-funded schools of biological evolution ‘...that denies the story of the divine creation of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man descended from a lower order of animal’.

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