Evolution accepted


  • Bishop Ussher

    Bishop Ussher
    Bisshop said that earth took place 4004 years B.C and lthat ife appeared on earth les than 10,000 years ago.
  • Spontaneous Generation

    Spontaneous Generation
    Fransesco Redi explores an age old question with new sceintific tools. New instruments of magnification are fueling scientific research.
  • Linnaeus´s

    Linnaeus publishes the first edition of Systema Naturae in his late 205 He continues refering the details of his grand scheme throughout his life.
  • Comte de Bufon

    Comte de Bufon
    Comte de Bufon speculates that living creatures evolved according to natural laws. Bufon dares that all life have descended from a single ancestor.
  • Natural theology

    Natural theology
    Archedeacon William Palye´s Natural theology holds that not only God´s excistance but also his atributtes are manifiest in the intricate forms of nature.
  • Lamarck

    French naturalist that proposes that living things evolve to become more complex through time.
  • Cuvier

    French naturalists that argues the series of catastrophes (great floods and earthquakes) wiped out certain life in the distant pass. He also argues that modern creatures are far too complex to have evolved naturally.
  • Lyell

    Most naturalists of the 19th century think that the history of earth and life on it spans vast age. Charles Lyell helps further this idea by arguing that slow- moving, gradual processes to explain Earth´s geology.
  • Beagle Voyage

    Beagle Voyage
    (1831-1836) Committed to a life in science, discovering nature´s laws. He returns with fossils from South America and creatures from the Galpagos Islands and this brcomes the basis of his ideas about evolution.
  • Neanderthal

    Some wonder whether Neanderthal Man might have been the result of a separate act of Creation. Neanderthal fossils will later fuel the debate over human evolution.
  • Wallace

    Alfred Russel Wallace, young british explorer. Wallace has a theory of how species might evolve.
  • Ape Debate

    Huxley depicts the exchange as a confrontation between social conservatives and advocates of scientific progress. But the issue of human evolution remain a stumbling block for Darwinism.
  • Evolution Accepted

    Evolution Accepted
    After few years of Darwin´s book was published, evolution is mainstream science and in magazines and newspapers even religious publications promote evolution.
  • Decedent of man

    Decedent of man
    Darwin´s new book also stresses the importance of sexual selection in driving the evolution of life.
  • Horse Fossils

    Horse Fossils
    Huxley and Marsh piece together the story of the evolution of the modern horse from a four-toed ancestor. They predicted that more ancient, five toed animal likely existed, and months later, of such a new animal was discovered.
  • Darwin´s burial

    Darwin´s burial
    Darwins body is laid to rest in a place of honor. Many people reconcile Darwin´s view of life on Earth with their religious faiths that evolution existed.
  • Radioactivity

    The discovery of radioactivity by physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel lead to stunning calculations of Earth´s age.
  • Pilldown man

    In the 1920´s a fossil skull called Piltdown Man seems to be this link. The find at first bolsters the argument for human evolution.
  • first anti evolution bill

    In Oklahoma a ban is placed to teach the Materialist of Conception oh History.
  • Man like ape

    Man like ape
    They discover a man like ape in a limestone quarry at South Africa.
  • Textbook

    Publishers remove references to evolution Biology textbooks.  
  • Anti-evolution bills

    1925-1930 Many areas in which fundamentalism old political sway have passed some restrictions.
  • Tennessee law

    Tennessee law
    Each time they teach any thing that denies the story of the Divine Creation, Backers of the bill argue.
  • Neo Darwinism

    Neo Darwinism
    By the early 1940s, the science of genetics has offered profound new insights into evolution. Scientists now understand that random genetic mutations can cause changes in the traits of organisms, and that such inherited changes are then spread throughout a population by the mechanism Darwin called natural selection.
  • Evolution Shunned

    The teaching of evolution hits a low point and in the early 1900s teachers don't teach any more about evolution.
  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court
    In 1947 it rules that neither the a state nor federal government can pass laws which aid one religion.
  • Pope pios XII

    Pope pios XII
    He leads the way for Catholics to accept even human evolution.
  • Origins of life

    Origins of life
    Stanley Miller produced amino acids and used inorganic chemicals to simulate the conditions of ancient Earth.
  • DNA

    Genes determine DNA, but it takes the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA to unlock the details.
  • Human and Apes

    Human and Apes
    Breakthroughs in genetic science allow researchers to see the similarities in the DNA  of humans and apes.
  • Supreme Court on Evolution

    Lawsuits begin challenging antievolutionist legislation on the South.
  • DNA Codes

    DNA Codes
    The genetic blueprint for all living things.
  • Textbook disclaimer

    It is a requirement when evolution is taught to inform students that the material is not intended to dissuade the Biblical version of creation.
  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II
    Opened the door for Catholic acceptance of evolution.
  • Science Standards

    Science Standards
    Twelve states shun the word of “evolution”, and four avoid topic topics in evolution completely.
  • Human Genome

    Human Genome
    Scientists see more than ever before how intimately related the human species is to other life on Earth.
  • Origin of Species

    Origin of Species
    Darwin´s book is the most influential. It offers a wealth of evidence and proposes a coherent theory for evolution.