Historical Development of Corrections

Historical Development of Corrections - Historical...

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Historical Development of Corrections in the U.S.
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Learning Objectives Students will be able to identify and describe historical development of corrections in four time periods. Within each time period, students will be able to describe: How crime was viewed by citizens The main purpose(s) of criminal punishment Types of criminal punishment employe d Students will be able to identify and describe unique aspects of corrections in the south in each time period. 01/30/11 2 Corrections
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History of Corrections: Four Time Frames Colonial Period: 1660s - 1790s Jacksonian era: 1790s -1890s Progressive era: 1890s -1950s Modern era: 1950s - present
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Colonial Period (1660s-1790s) 01/30/11 4 Corrections
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Colonial Period Crime was regarded as sin Citizens accused of crimes had few rights prior to conviction and few afterward Main purpose of punishment was retribution Punishments consisted of: Fines* Corporal Punishments: Pillory Whipping* Stocks Branding Banishment Capital Punishment *most common 01/30/11 5 Corrections
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Colonial Period No use of long-term incarceration as a criminal punishment Local jails held pre-trial detainees and those held because of debts owed Resembled houses (What Jail’s looked like) Security was lax Fees charged to those detained to pay for food, bedding, and fuel for warmth 01/30/11 6 Corrections
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Jacksonian Era (1790s-1890s) 01/30/11 7 Corrections
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