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History 106 Library Activities: Scopes Trial

General Historical Information - Electronic

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Scopes Trial - Starting Places

The following resources will help you find information about the history, participants, and controversies surrounding the Scopes Trial.  Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Print:

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought - REF QH 360.2 C36 2013

Evolution in the courtroom : a reference guide - REF KF4208.5 S34 M66 2002

Electronic:

Scopes Trial - Additional Sources

General Historical Information - Print

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. These titles are located on the main floor of Carroll's library and cannot be checked out, though you can photocopy articles.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History - REF D23 B45 2005

Encyclopedia of American History - REF E174 E53 2003

 

Primary Sources - General

If you're looking for primary sources, the follow links should provide you with a start.

Scopes Trial - In-depth Sources

To find books on the Scopes Trial in the library's online catalog, try the following subject searches: 

Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History.
Religion and science -- United States -- History.
Scopes, John Thomas -- Trials, litigation, etc.
 
Here are a few books you may wish to take a look at. They are located on the library's lower level, organized by call number, and can be checked out:
 
Print Sources:
 
Creation-evolution debate: historical perspectives - BL 263 L32 2007
 
Scopes "Monkey Trial." - KF 224 S3 J64 2007
 
Summer for the gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion - KF 224 S3 L37 1997
 
Trying biology : the Scopes trial, textbooks, and the antievolution movement in American schools - QH 362 S53 2013
 
Electronic Sources:

Subject Guide

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