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The Scopes Trial By: Joanna Haakma
In 1925, John Butler created a law stating that any theories that go against the teachings of the bible will not be allowed to be taught in schools.
Teacher, John Scopes, was suspected to be teaching about scientific evolution during his class.
"John Scopes has been teaching about evolution. That is a violation of the Butler Law." -Business Man
"I do not teach biology. I use materials that involve evolution." -John Scopes
The Scopes trial brought in many people and reporters and went on for a couple days. It was a huge deal in the time period.
"I am a bible expert and scientific evolution should not be taught in school." -William Jennings Bryan
"Scopes is innocent. The Butler Law should be destroyed."-Clarence Darrow
"Scopes is found guilty and is fined $100." -Judge
"I will go study in Chicago." -Scopes
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