The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any ...Who won the Scopes Trial?
The State of Tennessee, represented by prosecutor William Jennings Bryan, won its 1925 case against John Thomas Scopes in the Scopes trial. John Thomas Scopes was a high-school biology teacher charged with illegally teaching the theory of evolution.What was the result of the Scopes Trial?
The Scopes trial found the defendant John Scopes guilty of violating the Butler Act by teaching evolution in school. Scopes was fined $100, but this was overturned on a technicality.