The Debate On The Scopes Trial

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The debate on the “Scopes Trial” was another conflicting issues happened during the 1920’s. The “Scopes Trial” occurred on John Scopes who was a high school teacher of Dayton, Tennessee. John Scopes was charged with illegally teaching the theory of evolution. When the trial took place in 1925, William Jennings Bryan was among those who were against Scopes and wanted to ban the teaching of evolution throughout the nation. William Jennings Bryan, who was a Fundamentalist of old-time religion, believed God was powerful and the Bible should be taken literally. Bryan opposed to the Modernists traditional view that men were a born sinner and in need of forgiveness through Christ. Therefore, the debate on the “Scopes Trial” cause conflicting issues

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