Inherit the Wind

by: Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

Context Quiz

Further study Context Quiz

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What nineteenth-century scientist controversially challenged conventional ideas about human origins?

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What terms denote the two sides of the debate that played out during the criminal trial of Tennessee vs. John Thomas Snopes?

3 of 5
___’s legislators passed the Butler Act (1922), prohibiting the teaching of evolution in public schools.

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What civic organization funded the defense of John Thomas Snopes?

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Whose trial reporting did Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee draw heavily upon in writing Inherit the Wind?