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The organization helped Scopes’ lawyers find expert witnesses to testify on his behalf.

Perhaps the most striking example was Science Service’s involvement in the Scopes “Monkey Trial” of 1925, when high school science teacher John Scopes was put on trial for breaking a Tennessee law that forbade teaching evolution.

In July 1925, the town hosted the Scopes Monkey Trial, a landmark case in the history of creationism.

The Scopes Trial was a formative moment for modern creationism.

John Scopes, the schoolteacher, was not a prisoner of his conscience.

A few of those community leaders invited Scopes to the drugstore, bought him a fountain drink, and convinced him to stand trial.

So said William Jennings Bryan, the lawyer arguing against evolution, at the infamous Scopes “monkey trial.”

But it was less the scopes of the films which made Carmen animate than it was the virile woman who played her.

Otis Mason finds that the life of a social group involves a variety of movements characterized by different ranges or scopes.

The only ones permitted to talk were the controllers who had the aircraft on their scopes.

And it is possible that the same person or persons mounted the two scopes.

Both the bow and the stern observers saw the enemy ship now with their 'scopes gazing directly along our Benson-light.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scopes, such as: breadth, outlook, capacity, extension, purview, and sphere.

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