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Vocabulry

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1.Atmosphere: The envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another 2.planetFundamentalists: A form of Protestant Christianity that upholds belief in the strict and literal interpretation of the Bible, including its narratives, doctrines, prophecies, and moral laws.

3.Unanimous: Of two or more people fully in agreement

4.Magnificently: impressively beautiful, elaborate, or extravagant; striking

5.Ignoramuses: An ignorant or stupid person.

6. Vigorously: in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy; strenuously

7. Eloquent: Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing

8. Psychological: Of, affecting, or arising in the mind; related to the mental and emotional state of a person

9.Acrimonious: typically of speech or a debate angry and bitter

10: Glistening- of something wet or greasy shine; glitter

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Primary source #1Scopes Trial - Mencken's Reports - UMKC School of Law

Primary source #1Scopes Trial - Mencken's Reports - UMKC School of Law | Scopes Trail by Cory | Scoop.it

The town boomers have banqueted Darrow as well as Bryan, but there is no mistaking which of the two has the crowd, which means the venire of tried and true men. Bryan has been oozing around the country since his first day here, addressing this organization and that, presenting the indubitable Word of God in his caressing, ingratiating way, and so making unanimity doubly unanimous. From the defense yesterday came hints that he was making hay before the sun had legally begun to shine--even that it was a sort of contempt of court. But no Daytonian believes anything of the sort. What Bryan says doesn't seem to these congenial Baptists and Methodists to be argument; it seems to be a mere graceful statement to the obvious....

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"Monkey Trial" 85 Years Old Today

Decades Later, This Case Pitting Proponents of Evolution against Creationists Remains a Cultural Touchstone...
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Timeline: Remembering the Scopes Monkey Trial : NPR

Eighty years ago, in July 1925, the mixture of religion, science and the public schools caught fire in Dayton, Tenn. The Scopes trial — or "Monkey Trial," as it was called — dominated headlines across the country.
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An introduction to the John Scopes (Monkey) Trial

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An introduction to the trial of State of Tennessee vs John Scopes.
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Primary Source #3 Clarence Darrow : Biography

Primary Source #3 Clarence Darrow : Biography | Scopes Trail by Cory | Scoop.it
Biography of Clarence Darrow...
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