Additional Information on "The Scopes Trial"
Below is the link to an in-depth time line of the Scopes Trial beginning in 1859 with the publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species and concluding in 1987 with the Tennessee Supreme Court case Edwards v. Aguillard, which struck down the Butler Act. The timeline is from NPR's "All Things Considered"
Additional Information on "The Tri-State Tornado"
Below is a link to a website describing the social environment of 1925 due to the ban on the word tornado, important statistics about the Tri-State Tornado, and a detailed sequence of the path of the tornado. Furthermore, it recounts tales of the survivors of this great storm.
Additional Information on "The Great Serum Race"
Below is a link to a detailed summary of the Great Serum Race and the impact this event had on the heroic sled dogs. It discusses their fame after this event and where this fame brought them, from a movie set to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Additional Information on "The First Female Governor"
Below is a link to an electronic book, Governor Lady, written by Teva J. Scheer which tells the the story of Nellie Tayloe Ross from a native Missourian to the first female director of the U.S. Mint.
Additional Information on "The Conviction of David Stephenson"
Below is an article from the Smithsonian Magazine on the life, arrest, and trial of KKK leader David Stephenson.