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The Kanawha County Textbook Controversy

The Rise of the Religious Right


While the protests ended, the controversy is now seen as a pivotal event in the rise of the religious right in America. One protester later claimed that the textbook controversy was the “shot heard ’round the world” in igniting the culture wars of the late 20th century.

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