The Monkey Trial Myth: Popular Culture Representations of the Scopes Trial

@article{Wood2002TheMT,
  title={The Monkey Trial Myth: Popular Culture Representations of the Scopes Trial},
  author={L. M. Wood},
  journal={Canadian Review of American Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={147 - 164}
}
  • L. M. Wood
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Canadian Review of American Studies
  • During the summer of 1925, The Nation told its readers that the famous Scopes trial, or “the battle of Tennessee” as they dubbed it, “may play as significant a part in American history as the Battle of Gettysburg” (“The Battle” 589). The magazine’s prediction may still prove true. To this day, one of the persistent debates in American society has been the subject of the origins of human life and its teaching in the public schools of Amer­ica. Both sides in the dispute over science education… CONTINUE READING
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