in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education. 1580 words.
Scopes, John Thomas (03 August 1900–21 October 1970), high school science teacher, was born in Paducah, Kentucky, the son of Thomas Scopes, a railroad machinist who had immigrated from...