Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion Test | Final Test - Hard

Edward Larson
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The defense openly issues what daily notices?

2. Middle ground exists between the modernists and fundamentalists, and it garners what amount of attention?

3. A 1935 attempt to repeal the anti-evolution law receives what level of conservative attention?

4. What does the defense stress?

5. On Tuesday (14th), the judge lets a local pastors' association select subsequent ministers to pray, and they choose which?

Short Essay Questions

1. Which side is seen as the true winner of the Scopes trial?

2. What is the issue over the morning prayer at the trial?

3. Henry Fairfield Osborn approaches the trial in what fashion?

4. What are the primary positions of the defense and the prosecution?

5. Why is Monday, the second trial date, essential for the defense?

6. Why is it important when Darrow ended?

7. What witnesses does the prosecution call?

8. Was there any middle ground between the modernists and fundamentalists?

9. What early legal issues echo the argument that is before the court?

10. What does Bryan do upon conclusion of the Scopes trial?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What descriptions and statements does Larson utilize to portray the scene of the trial? What is it the reader easily views, and why?

Essay Topic 2

Why is the timing of the anti-evolution movement in the 1920s so pivotal? How does the combination of compulsory education and child labor laws factor in?

Essay Topic 3

At the start, the defense challenges the anti-abortion law's constitutionality in a motion to quash the indictment by identifying fourteen separate objections. What does the defense stress? What does the prosecution argue regarding the majority? Why is Darrow's rebuttal important? What reasons does the defense argue that makes the statute illegal? What does he contend regarding the biblical accounts?

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