Why was the Bloody Code abolished?

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Why was the Bloody Code abolished?

There are many factors to why the Blood Code was abolished. Such reasons are:

  • Public executions didn't work. Many saw it as a time to get drunk and merry. As executions increased, more people went to see them. This is an opportunity for people to commit crime.
  • Ideas about punishments were changing. People thought that the death penalty was wrong.
  • Juries refused to convict criminals to…


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