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History of the Death Penalty


History of the Death Penalty

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This site contains some papers tracing the history of the use of the death penalty in the U.S. Part I includes Introduction to the Death Penalty, The Abolitionist Movement, and Constitutionality of the Death Penalty in America. Part II includes Limiting the Death Penalty, Additional Death Peanalty Issues and Recent Developments in Capital Punishment. It also includes a chart that chronicles the U.S. use of the death penalty over the past four centuries.
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: July 09, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 20, 2009
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Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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