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Webquest Death Penalty

Webquest Death Penalty

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[Texte]THE DEATH PENALTY, OCTOBER 2011.
A LITTLE HISTORY
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
TRANSLATION
 
LAWGLOSSARY
 
Rightletter
 
DEFINITIONS
 
condamnation, peine, sentence
 
1. sentence
 
a) against, in opposition
 
pour
 
2. prob) the place where condemned criminals await theirexecution
 
contre
 
3. con
 
c) one of a number of persons living in a prison or otherinstitution
 
peine capitale
 
4. capitalpunishment
 
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
 
déclarer coupable
 
6. to convict
 
f) the judges, magistrates, and other officers thatadminister justice
 
tribunal
 
7. court
 
g) young person
 
mortel
 
8. lethal
 
h) examination in a law court before a judge (or judgeand jury)
 
détenu
 
9. inmate
 
i) in favor of, in support of 
 
 jugement, procés
 
10. trial
 
 j) the idea that fear of punishment will prevent crimes
 
adolescent, jeune
 
11. juvenile
 
k) to declare in a law court that a person is guilty (= notinnocent)
 
liberté conditionnelle
 
12. parole
 
l) causing death
 
force de dissuasion
 
13. deterrence
 
m) the use of execution as the consequence of a crime
 
 
[Texte]THE DEATH PENALTY, OCTOBER 2011.
1) Most black people can be found on the death row in this State. Which ?2) Are more men or women on death row ?
 
3) In which State do most executions take place ?4) Why wasGeorge W. Bushnicknamed "the Texecutioner" ?ARGUMENTSFOR and AGAINST 1) Find arguments FOR the death penalty here (Choose 3+2 or your own invention) :
 
2) This organization wants to abolish the death penalty : Amnesty International
 
 
 
What do these figures represent
 
?
 
over 800
 
over3,700
 
over 100
 
ALTERNATIVES to the Death Penalty
 
What is CUADP's opinion ? (Find 4 important points)Now look at this drawing .
 
 
What can you say about it ?

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