What really happened at the Scopes Trial?
This video exposes many inaccuracies in the movie "Inherit the Wind" which distorts the events of the Scopes Trial.
Did you know:
John Scopes was a Math and Physical Education teacher.
He never taught a science lesson.
John Scopes did not teach the lesson which the trial was all about.
The law that was challenged at the Scopes Trial prohibited the teaching about the descent of man from monkeys. The law did not prohibit the teaching of Evolution.
The law that was challenged at the Scopes Trial carried no penalty for anyone who violated this law.
John Scopes was never taken into custody by authorities.
His $1000.00 bail was paid by the ACLU.