The Question and Answer section for Inherit the Wind is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
He says that freedom of thought and individuality, the cornerstones of the American constitution, are at stake. He adds that Christian authorities do not have a monopoly on the truth.
This was an act that prohibited the teaching of the Evolution Theory in the state of Tennessee. It was written by Mr. Bulter and passed on March 13, 1925.
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, co-wrote Inherit the Wind, based upon the trial of John Scopes. Scopes was put on trial in the state of Tennessee for teaching evolution in its schools.