Definition of John thomas scopes

1. Noun. Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970).

Exact synonyms: John Scopes, Scopes
Generic synonyms: School Teacher, Schoolteacher



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John Ross
John Rowlands
John Roy Major
John Rupert Firth
John Ruskin
John Scopes
John Scott Haldane
John Simmons Barth
John Singer Sargent
John Singleton Copley
John Smith
John Speke
John Steinbeck
John Stuart Mill
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John Tradescant
John Trumbull
John Tuzo Wilson
John Tyler
John Tyndall
John Uhler
John Updike
John Van Vleck
John Vanbrugh
John Venn
John Wain
John Walker
John Wanamaker
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Literary usage of John thomas scopes

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1. East of Cleveland by Richard Cartwright Austin (2004)
"... by securing the conviction of john thomas scopes for violating a Tennessee law that prohibited the teaching of evolution in public schools. ..."

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