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Aim: How did Fundamentalism & the Scopes Monkey Trial exemplify the politics of the 1920’s? Do Now: Copy Vocabulary 1.Fundamentalism: protestant movement based on literal (exact) interpretation of the Bible. 2.Evolution: theory advanced by Charles Darwin- a theory stating that plant and animal species had developed and changed over millions of years. Also claimed humans had evolved from apes. 3.Scopes Monkey Trial: Dispute over the role of science and religion in public schools
Activity #1 Read Textbook- A Civic Biology and answer the 2 questions below: It shall be unlawful for any teacher…to teach any theory that denies the story of the Divine Creation of man as taught in the bible, and to teach instead that man has descended from a lower order of animals. 1.How does this textbook explain where man came from? 2.Why might people in Tennessee in 1925 have wanted to outlaw this textbook?
Activity #2 We will read The Scopes Trial together – Answer Questions 1-3 on your own
Activity #3 Divide into groups of 4 Each group member is responsible for (1) document Answer the questions that follow the document When every group member finishes their document, as a group discuss where on the graphic organizer their document belongs (Supported Butler Amendment or Opposed the Butler Amendment)
Outcome of the Case Scopes lost the case and was fined $100. His attorney later appealed to the Tennessee Supreme Court, which threw out his conviction on a technicality
Summary Argumentative Writing Would the outcome of the case be the same if it were tried in today’s world? Why or Why not? Please use evidence found in at least 2 sources used today.
Regents Practice Questions The 1925 trial of John Scopes reflects the conflict between 1. science and religion 2.isolation and international involvement 3. traditional roles and new roles for women 4. Prohibition and organized crime Which event of the 1920s symbolized a conflict over cultural values? 1. election of Herbert Hoover 2. transatlantic flight of Charles Lindbergh 3. Scopes trial 4. stock market crash During the 1920s, controversies concerning the Scopes trial, national Prohibition, and the behavior of “flappers” were all signs of disagreement over 1. the return to normalcy 2. traditional values and changing lifestyles 3. causes of the Great Depression 4. the benefits of new technology