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Colonial punishments: what punishments do you think were the most effective in preventing further crimes, and which do you think were merely for revenge and punishment? Explain rationale.

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  1. This is clearly an opinion question. Notice the words "do you think" in there TWICE?

    You have apparently studied various types of punishment in colonial times. If you will write up what YOU THINK, and re-post, someone here will be able to comment and make suggestions/corrections.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=colonial+america+punishment

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