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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. World War I plays an important role in the tensions between modernists and fundamentalists as what happens?
(a) Many modernists oppose the war, and global affairs intervention.
(b) Nearly all modernists support the war, and global affairs intervention.
(c) Many fundamentalists support the war, and global affairs intervention.
(d) Many modernists support the war, and global affairs intervention.
2. Larson says the defense strategy of calling a prosecutor to the stand to testify as a hostile witness is what?
3. What is it that Larson shows that helps put the ACLU into a position to test the Tennessee law and defend Scopes?
(a) Locating a willing teacher.
(b) That law holds a criminal penalty.
(c) Darrow agrees to defend.
(d) Its origins.
4. What else pushes evolution to the forefront of public debate in the early 1920s?
(a) World War I veterans enter postgraduate studies.
(b) Major changes in theological positions of Christian Science.
(c) New fossil discoveries.
(d) Major changes in theological positions of Catholicism.
5. Bryan offers his services to the prosecution in mid-May despite not having been practicing law for how long?
(a) Over 20 years.
(b) Over 30 years.
(c) Over 15 years.
(d) Over 25 years.
6. Larson's introduction serves as a preview of the Scopes trial and issues it raises for whom?
(b) American society.
(c) School administrators.
(d) Tennessee society.
7. After the war, the National Civil Liberties Bureau changes its name to what to reflect its new focus defending labor union activists?
(a) American Civilian Legal Union (ACLU).
(b) American Civilian Liberties Unity (ACLU).
(c) American Civil Liberty Unit (ACLU).
(d) American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
8. Dayton is an unlikely choice for the trial, as it is more rural, dwindling in numbers, and what?
(a) Lacks prior tensions about evolution teaching issue.
(b) Is without adequate facilities for thousands of spectators.
(c) Is deep withing the southern fundamental Christian Bible Belt.
(d) Has insufficient facilities for thousands of protestors.
9. Despite its rise, the anti-evolution movement lacks a clear, specific legal or political issue until when?
(a) Early 1925.
(b) Late 1921.
(c) Early 1924.
(d) Late 1923.
10. What summer does the title of Edward J. Larson's work refer to?
11. The presiding judge wants an indictment as a conservative Christian, feeling a calling from God to officiate, and seeking what?
(a) Innocent ruling.
(c) Guilty ruling.
12. After 1923, anti-evolutionists begin focusing on which state for legal action?
(d) South Carolina.
13. The 1920s see some evolution theories fitting within Christian views change as anti-evolutionists gain ground, primarily among whom?
(b) Christian Scientists.
(c) Roman Catholics.
(d) Fundamentalist Christians.
14. Journalists covering the case note that what is lacking between the prosecution and defense?
(a) Hostility, tension.
(b) Professionalism, animosity.
(c) Bickering, admiration.
(d) Admiration, respect.
15. Who is the presiding judge?
(a) Ben G. McKenzie.
(b) George W. Rappleyea.
(c) Tom Stewart.
(d) John T. Raulston.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do members of the ACLU view the Tennessee statute as one more attempt to do?
2. Which two young attorneys agree to serve on the prosecution?
3. In addition to Florida, which state passes a minor resolution on the anti-evolution issue in 1923?
4. Larson shows that how many theories of evolutionary development fit nicely within a Christian explanation of the world?
5. Who argues that the earth has a very long geologic history and that some biological species are extinct?
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