Presentation on theme: "Inherit the Internet 'Scope'-ing out key terms, people, and background information for Inherit the Wind."— Presentation transcript:
Inherit the Internet 'Scope'-ing out key terms, people, and background information for Inherit the Wind
creationism: - everything created from nothing c/o supernatural creator - acc. Christianity, God over 6 days theory of evolution: All living things: - originated in pre-existing forms - change over time from simple --> more complex
Charles Darwin -an English naturalist - wrote On the Origin of Species (1859) - proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection natural selection - theory of the survival and propagation of organisms best adapted to their environment
The Monkey Trial: It's a SET UP! Where: Where: Dayton, Tennessee When: When: 1925 Who Who: John Thomas Scopes, Rappleyea, Robinson, Mencken, Darrow, Bryan
William Jennings Bryan PROSECUTION - 3 time Democratic Presidential candidate - powerful orator (voice heard ¼ mile away!) - anti-evolution - very religious—Bible as source of all truth
Clarence Darrow DEFENSE - grew up defending 'heretic' father-- “village atheist” - social upheaval—individual vs. powerful - society = “organized injustice” - volunteered to defend Scopes—believed in free speech and wanted to challenge Bryan
What What: - Hunters Civic Biology - Butler Law - ACLU, advertisement in paper - town needed $, saw ad --> plan to boost economy ( SPECTACLE!) - asked Scopes—agreed because (x2)... - couldn't even remember teaching it!
The Outcomes: Initially... - fined $100 Final result... - appealed and not made to pay
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