Scopes Trial
The Significance of the ‘Monkey Trial’

David Menton, a creation scientist with a Ph.D in cell biology, analyzes the significance of the 1925 Scopes Trial, also known as the “Monkey Trial.” John Scopes, a teacher from a small town in Tennessee, was put on trial for teaching the theory of evolution in a state where laws had prohibited evolutionary teachings. In this video, Menton explains various aspects of the trial, including the strategies of the defense attorney, the prosecutor and the underlying cultural issues that accompanied this trial.

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