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The Struggle of African-Americans in Inherit the Wind

Summary: This is a brief plot summary of Jerome Lawrence's book Inherit the Wind. It describes the price protagonist Bertrum Cates pays for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in school at a time when it was against the law.
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In the play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert .E. Lee Bertrum Cates is a 10th grade teacher in the town of Hillsborough who is convicted of teaching his students Darwin's theory of Evolution. Despite all the pressure from the towns people this does not change anything, Bert still stands up for what he believes in, even though if it may be jeopardizing his relationship with Rachel. Rachel Brown is Bert's beloved woman who is torn between the man she loves and her church reverend father, who does not have any liking for him. With all the disliking and hatred Bert goes through, he will not let anything anyone says or does change what he believes in.

Bert Cates an innocent and naïve 24 year old, struggles to stand up as an individual due to the opposing views and actions...

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