GOVT 2302 - Chapter 4 Assignment

GOVT 2302 - Chapter 4 Assignment - 1.) I took the First...

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Unformatted text preview: 1.) I took the First Amendment Quiz and got 7 out of 10 questions correct, or basically 70%. 2.2) I chose the ‘Death Penalty’ topic. 2.3.1) The first activity on the timeline is the ‘first execution carried out in colonies’ in 1608. 2.3.2) My birthday year is 1989, and there is an activity for this topic in the year 1989. In 1989 the activity is ‘execution of mentally retarded inmates is upheld’. 2.3.3) The last item listed on the timeline related to the ‘Death Penalty’ topic is ‘Illinois abolished death penalty’ in 2011. 2.4.1) I read a post on a website, Death Penalty Information Center, http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/ , about the thoughts of the new Chief Justice of California’s Supreme Court, Tani Cantil-Sakauye, on the death penalty in California. She believes that the state’s death penalty system is not working and is not effective. She claims that the system needs a structural change, but she also claims that the state does not have the funds to accommodate...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course GOVT 2302 taught by Professor Billy during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas.

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