Religion has always been a big part of the American culture however the American constitutional separation between church and state have teethed on the edge of collapse as religious fundamentalists tried to blur the line between the separation. The Scopes “Monkey” Trial brought to the forefront the heated debate in the religious battle to overturn the Butler Act which forbade public schools science curriculum in Dayton, Tennessee from including evolution. John scopes, a high school biology teacher, employment was suspended for violating the Butler Act, and this brought the American Civil Liberties Union to his defense in part to mount the first legal challenge against the Butler Act, in order to bring to the forefront of national and international debate the role of religion in secular education. The debate has come full circle and is again a hot topic as public educators are confronted with the fundamentalists insisting upon the teaching of religious ideology as part of secular school curriculum and similar demands for prayer and the elimination of the teaching of evolution in public schools.
When animals around the planet begin to attack humankind, it is up to one man to persuade the world to take action, or allow themselves to perish. Jackson Oz, a dropout from Columbia University, has for years, been developing a theory called HAC or Human Animal Conflict. After noticing an increasing number vicious of animal attacks on humans, Oz dropped out of Columbia University to focus more on HAC, that raised several eyebrows from his peers. He has no job or PhD and is struggling. All over the world, brutal attacks are destroying entire cities.
He sent out federal troops to escort the students into school (Blackpast.org, Theatlantic.com, and History.com). After this event the United States army remained at the school for the rest of the school years to make sure that the students were safe (Blackpast.org). A year after Central High was integrated, Orval had the schools closed down. He closed them to take a public vote on whether the school should be integrated or not. The results were 19,470 to 7,561 against integration and the school remained closed for a while.
They took their land their houses their houses, and their weapons. Then, they end the services of the Apache Scouts, they took their guns and they sent them to Florida with the other Apache people even though they helped them capture Geronimo. Also, they did not kept their end of the deal with Geronimo. They told him that he have to go to Florida for two years and after two years he can return to Arizona, but they did not let him return to his home even after 22 years. In my opinion, I think the United States Government did not let Geronimo return to Arizona because he is a legend and he can start a war on the United States army like what he did when the army of the United States killed a dreamer.
So much so that the trial had to be moved outside of the courthouse due to fears the weight of the audience would collapse the courthouse building. William Jennings Bryan, the prosecution, never delivered his defense speech. He died in Dayton,Tennessee, five days after the conclusion of the trial, on a Sunday. http://teva.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/scopes/id/116/rec/9
Earlier this month, a federal appeals court in Georgia heard arguments over whether a suburban Atlanta school district had the right to put stickers on biology textbooks describing evolution as a theory, not fact. A federal judge last January ordered the stickers removed. In November, state education officials in Kansas adopted new classroom science standards that call the theory of evolution into question. President Bush also weighed in on the issue of intelligent design recently, saying schools should present the concept when teaching about the origins of life. In his ruling, Jones said that while intelligent design, or ID, arguments "may be true, a proposition on which the court takes no position, ID is not science. '
2. “Father, Father, Father – What are we going to do with you? Are you going to force us to put you where your mother is?” (Barbara, 29) This quote has to do with Billy’s mental health because that what everyone around him believes after he publishes letters about his alien friends. This is significance because this shows that whatever Billy has is genetic and runs
In Steven Salzberg, “Get Football out our Universities”, he makes the argument that football in universities are holding the United States back in the race of science. He believes if the United States eliminates football all together in universities we would focus more on what universities were originally made for, which is science and math. Throughout the argument Salzberg uses different types of rhetorical strategies to compel his audience to sway in his direction. Although, he used strong rhetorical appeals, it was hard to agree with Salzberg due to multiple logical fallacies Salzberg committed. To begin with, Salzberg makes a seemly unresearched claim, he claims that “Our universities are providing a free training ground for the super-wealthy owners of professional football teams, while getting little in return”(Salzberg 1).
Inherit the Wind is a play inspired by real life events in Dayton, Tennessee in t 1925; “The Scopes Monkey Trial” where a teacher, John Scopes taught evolution to his students. Another character named Cates lecture on evolution because as a teacher, he feels he must teach what is actually and evidently true. Inherit the Wind formulates the arguments of both side of the issues of evolution and religion. The Monkey trial is in essence a drama over the educational validity of teaching science as science and of the teaching religious belief as a form of verifiable knowledge. Matthew Harrison Brady( based on the historical figure of William Jennings Bryan) believes that religious values including the book of Genesis are literally true.
The Origin of Darwin, by Means of the Theory of Evolution Introduction Charles Darwin is one of the most controversial names ever to be in the field of science. This is due to his theory of evolution, and his book, On the Origin of Species, which was based on his studies of natural history and biology throughout the world. This supported his theory of evolution through natural selection, or in other words, that animals’ characteristics change through time by natural means. This was against traditional beliefs, which were that God (or a higher being) created animals as they were spontaneously. Darwin studied across multiple fields of studies throughout his life, including a five year travel around South America.