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Pros & Cons of the Death Penalty and Capital Punishment
The execution chamber in the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana. ... The Depression era 1930s, which saw a historic peak in executions, was followed by a ...
Electric Chair Executions - An Overview and History of Electric Chair ...
An African-American prisoner is prepared for execution in "Old Sparky," Sing- Sing Prison's infamous electric chair. Photograph taken circa 1900 by William M.
Firing Squad Executions - An Overview and History of Firing Squad ...
Executions by firing squad date as far back as firearms themselves, but only two people have been executed by firing squad in the United States in recent years ...
Types of Executions - An Illustrated Guide to Eight Types of Executions
An illustrated guide to various types of execution, capital punishment, and death penalty enforcement that are still in use today.
Gas Chamber Executions - An Overview and History of Gas ...
A history and description of gas chamber executions.
Lethal Injections - Civil Liberties - About.com
In 1982, the United States became the first country on Earth to perform executions by lethal injection as a means of capital punishment. China became the ...
Famous Electric Chair Executions - Civil Liberties - About.com
After Kemmler murdered his wife with an axe in 1889, he became a natural test subject for a new method of execution, ostensibly more humane than hanging or  ...
Death by Hanging - An Overview and History of Death by Hanging
A history and description of the gallows (used for hanging executions).
Death by Stoning - An Overview and History of Death by Stoning
Stoning is arguably the world's oldest form of execution. It is as old as written literature, and the most common death penalty described in the Bible (prompting  ...
Executions in 2004 - Crime and Punishment - About.com
Listed are the criminals executed in 2004 in the U.S..
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