Changes in prisons

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  • Changes in prisons
    • New
      • Elizabeth Fry
        • implemented in Newgate
          • women prison
        • religious teachings
      • John Howard
        • wrote a book about prisons
        • tour of the country
      • Robert Peel
        • home secretary
        • implemented the Gaol Act
          • 90 new prisons
    • Old
      • only used to hold people waiting for a trial
        • people who had debts
      • prison wardens would not get paid
        • they would get paid by  the prisoners
          • lead to curruption
      • mixed genders
        • rape
      • children mixed with adults
      • no segregation of crime
      • the cells were dark and small
      • named "Schools of crime"
    • attitudes towards the change
      • useful vs. pointless
        • prisoners were asked to work
        • the prisoners wouldn't do anything useful
      • separate vs. silent
        • costs a lot to make individual cells
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