Benchmark 10H
Historical Perspectives: Explaining the Diversity of Life
Grades 9-12, page 255

By the 20th century, most scientists had accepted Darwin's basic idea. Today that still holds true, although differences exist concerning the details of the process and how rapidly evolution of species takes place. People usually do not reject evolution for scientific reasons but because they dislike its implications, such as the relation of human beings to other animals, or because they prefer a biblical account of creation.

See Content Standard G History and Nature of Science (grades 9-12): Historical Perspectives