[Texte]THE DEATH PENALTY, OCTOBER 2011.
1) What was famous in 1692 ?
2) Who was electrocuted inMassachusetts in 1927 ?.3) Why was Bruno Richard Hauptmannexecuted in 1936?4) What were Julius and EthelRosenberg convicted of in 1952?5) Why was Timothy McVeigh famousin 1997?6) Who tried to save Karla FayeTucker in 1998?7) What saved nine death row inmatesin 2000 ?8) Find 2 states which had the most juvenile executions.Look at the map and click on the different methods of execution.
1) Is lethal gas used in California ?Is it the only State ?2) In which part of the USA iselectrocution most used ?3) Which method of execution is mostcommon ?4) Which methods do Idaho and Utahalso use ?5) Which methods are used inWashington ?EXECUTIONS
condamnation, peine, sentence
a) against, in opposition
2. prob) the place where condemned criminals await theirexecution
c) one of a number of persons living in a prison or otherinstitution
d) a punishment for a crime
le couloir de la mort
5. death row
e) the conditional release of a prisoner before the end of aprison term
6. to convict
f) the judges, magistrates, and other officers thatadminister justice
g) young person
h) examination in a law court before a judge (or judgeand jury)
i) in favor of, in support of
j) the idea that fear of punishment will prevent crimes
k) to declare in a law court that a person is guilty (= notinnocent)
l) causing death
force de dissuasion
m) the use of execution as the consequence of a crime