Scopes Monkey Trial

A while back, a man named John Scopes was trailed for the teaching of evolution in 1925 in Tennessee which banned it, He was convicted guilty and had to pay a 100 dollars, 50 dollars more then what the law said you could exceed. Clarence Darrow a success lawyer still to this day is known for the Scopes trial when he defended John T. Scopes, Owing to simmering national controversy over the origins ofhomo sapiens, the trial attracted widespread notoriety. William Jennings Bryan joined the prosecution in the trial of John Scopes, In a famous exchange, Clarence Darrow, defending Scopes, put Bryan on the witness stand and revealed his shallowness and ignorance of science and archaeology. Bryan died soon after the trial ended still a horrible tragedy to this day.