Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is published going against creationism.
George William Hunter's Civic Biology is published.
George William Hunter publishes a new civic biology textbook.
John Scopes published The Center of the Storm.
The Butler bill is passed into law in Tennesee
Mississsippi bans the teaching of evolution in their schools
Arkansas bans the teaching of evolution in their schools.
The Butler law is ruled constitutional and the Justices close the case.
January 15, 1927
The Butler Act is repealed.
May 17, 1967
Due to Epperson v. Arkansas, Evolution becomes legal to teach in Arkansas.
Tennessee's law requiring evolution to be taught is declared unconstitutional
Teaching of evolution is still debated today
John Scopes teaches evolution in class and agrees to go on trial.
The appeal for the Scopes Trial begins
John Scopes dies.
October 21, 1967