Crime, Punishment and Protest – Revision Checklist

These are the topics that could well appear in your final exams. PAPER ONE – JUNE 8th, 2007 (1 hour Crime, 1 hour American West)
Topic Notes
Exam Question Rate your self

Extension Topic 2: Changing attitudes to crime You will need to know these three topics in good detail, as they are worth 15 marks Witchcraft in the Seventeenth Century Trades Unionism and the Tolpuddle Martyrs Conscientious Objectors in the 20th Century Extension Topic 3: Protest and government response: Kett’s Rebellion 1549 Suffragettes General Strike 1926 You will face three questions about ANY of the topics below – in which you must show understanding of how attitudes, behaviour and events have CHANGED OVER TIME. This will total 25 marks of Paper One The Core: c1450-c1750 Crime and punishment in early Tudor period Treatment of vagabonds and sturdy beggars Highwaymen – the rise and fall The treatment of women – domestic abuse, scold’s bridles, ducking stools etc Local law enforcement – Charleys, JPs Capital punishment – treason and heresy – beheadings, hanging drawing and quartering etc Attitudes to minor punishment - stocks, pillory , whipping, branding and imprisonment Attitudes to ‘social crimes’ - poaching and smuggling The core: c1750-c1900 Bloody Code and Public Executions Pickpockets and ‘artful dodgers’ Transportation – beginning and end The rise of the prison system Robert Peel and the development of professional police force Prison reforms: John Howard & Elizabeth Fry The Core: c1900 – the present day New crimes or updated old crimes? Theft: shoplifting; car theft; computer crimes; identity theft; fraud; white-collar crimes like tax evasion; people smuggling Punishments – alternatives to prison e.g. probation; community service; ASBOs; electronic tagging Changing attitudes to capital punishment – the abolition of hanging; Derek Bentley; Ruth Ellis Changing role of the police; crime prevention Recent debate on law and order (1975-2005) Impact of immigration – race relations

Nominated Topics for Paper 2 – June 14th, 2007 (100mins)
You will face another exam, all about your skills in dealing with sources. It will ONLY cover the topics below:

Changing approaches to punishment and law enforcement c1800-c1950 Dealing with smugglers Development of the professional police force The work of Robert Peel: policing, prisons and penal code.

Useful websites: COMPLETE SETS OF REVISION NOTES, ONLINE VIDEOS, EXAM QUESTIONS, MOCK EXAM ANSWERS, PERFECT ESSAYS and ‘ASK THE TEACHER FORUM’ http://historyrevision.myfreeforum.org RESOURCES, LINKS AND GAMES: www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/crime TOPIC KNOWLEDGE, REVISION GUIDES: www.learnhistory.org.uk/cpp ONLINE TEXTBOOK AND SOURCES: www.learningcurve.gov.uk/candp/ USE THIS TO DO REVISION NOTES ON: http://stanleytech.wikispaces.com/ MORE QUIZZES COMING SOON: www.yacapaca.com
Textbooks: any GCSE History book called ‘Crime, Punishment and/or Protest Through Time’ is suitable. Authors include – Stephen Lee, Allan Todd, Ian Dawson, Christopher Culpin, Angela Anderson...

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