Who won the Scopes trial in 1925 which was about illegally teaching the theory of evolution?

The State of Tennessee, represented by prosecutor William Jennings Bryan, won its 1925 case against John Thomas Scopes in the Scopes trial.

John Thomas Scopes was a high-school biology teacher charged with illegally teaching the theory of evolution.

Despite the efforts of defense attorney Clarence Darrow, Scopes was convicted and fined $100.

However, an appeals court voided the fine on a technicality: a jury was required for fines over $50.

The Tennessee law prohibiting the teaching of evolution stayed on the books until 1967.

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