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Quiz 2 :

Punishments: a Brief History

Quiz 2 :

Punishments: a Brief History

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The term "ne'er-do-wells" refers to:
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For more than 200 years,England practiced a form of criminal exile known as _____.
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Michel Foucault,the French historian and philosopher,says that the purpose of physical punishment was primarily _____.
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Strangulation by a tightened iron collar was referred to as _____.
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The most honorable form of punishment for was:
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Which of the following is a reason why facial branding was abolished and was replaced with branding on the hand?
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The _____ sometimes burned witches and unruly slaves;made wide use of the stocks,the pillory,and the ducking stool;branded criminal offenders;and forced women convicted of adultery to wear "scarlet letters."
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Which of the following statements is true of the code of Hammurabi?
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A device consisting of nine knotted cords,fastened to a wooden handle,used for whipping a convicted subject was called _____.
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Which among the following has been the most common physical punishment through the ages?
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The term Lex talionis resembles the biblical principle of:
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The country of _____ was known for burning people alive.
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The evidence that the Greeks stoned those they had condemned to death,threw them from high cliffs,or bound them to stakes comes from _____.
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A particularly mean device for whipping called _____ had fishhooks in it.
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The most frequently imposed penalty by the Twelve Tables was _____.
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The _____,the first written laws of Rome,were issued in 451 B.C.
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To deal with the growing prison population,many countries used floating prison ships called _____.
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In the American colonies,criminals used to be branded with the letter "R" to signify that they were guilty of _____.
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The culleus consisted of _____.
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The punishment inflicted on exiles who returned to Rome was _____.
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