Chapter 9 Video Drop Box-1-1.docx - Chapter 9 Video Drop Box \u201cDeath Sentence The story of capital punishment\u201d 50 countries still use capital

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Chapter 9 Video Drop Box 6-24-20 “Death Sentence: The story of capital punishment” 50 countries still use capital punishment Public opinion demands death penalty Punishment is painful 18 th century public execution in the king’s name Gallows 1840’s started building prisons Charles Dickens 1868 last British public hanging Professional hangmen Hide executions in the prisons Take away liberties instead of capital punishment Nazi war criminals executioner celebrity Newsnight interview 1982 Rusty ring line left jaw 1953 derrick Bentley Ruth Ellis crime of passion 1957 homicide act 1964 Silvermen’s bill Debate continued through the 1960’s Brady needed hanged for their crimes Harry Robert’s killed 3 police officers 1969 France and spain stopped using capital punishment in 1970’s Supreme Court reinstated death penalty in 1978 in the US Gary Gilmore firing squad in 1978 Utah
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