Crime and Punishment

All significant dates for Crime and Punishment 

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When was the War of the Roses?
1450-1480
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What happened to Vagrants in 1531?
They were tied to the end of cart, naked and whipped until body was bloody and then returned to place of birth.
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What happened to Vagrants in 1547?
They were branded with a V, given as a slave to the person who reported them.
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In what year were Justices of the Peace given the power to organise donations for the relief of the impotent poor?
1563
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In 1572, J of P collected a weekly rate from each parish to provide for whom? and to punish whom?
provide for: sick, old and disabled. Punish: the Sturdy poor
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In what year was the Poor Law?
1572
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What year did Parishes provide raw materials for the poor and Houses of Correction built
1576
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In 1598 what was introduced into each Parish?
A poor rate
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In what year was the Great Poor Law?
1601
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In 1542 Henry VIII made what a capital offence?
Witchcraft
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What year did Mary I distinguish between major and minor Witchcraft?
1553
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The 1624 Act assumed unmarried women of what?
Infanticide
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What year was the Game Act?
1671
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In 1680 the double standards for what were justified as a way to reduce immorality?
Infanticide
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What year was the last execution for witchcraft?
1682
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In 1707 the penalty for buying, selling or possessing Game was either what?
A fine or imprisonment
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1712 was the last trial for what?
Witchcraft
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The 1718 Act of Parliament stated what?
Transportation should be more widely used
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Last laws regard witch craft were abolished in what year?
1736
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In 1746 the last person to be what happened?
Hanged, drawn and quartered
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In what year did the Murder Act instruct judges to have dissection as part of the sentence for murderers?
1752
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What Act allowed Catholics to join the army?
1778
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When were the Gordon Riots?
1780
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What years were the Luddite Disturbances?
1800-1820
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In 1816 some poachers were what?
Transported to Australia for 14 years
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In the 1820s Peel abolished what?
The death penalty for 180 offences
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What year were the Swing Riots?
1830
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In 1837 hanging was mainly used for what?
Murder and Treason
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What year were the Rebecca Riots?
1839
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When was the Cato Street Conspiracy?
Feb 1820
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In the 1830s what were made illegal?
Man traps and Spring guns
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A Detective department was established at Scotland Yard for the Met. Police in what year?
1842
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What year was the Companies Act?
1844
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In 1856 County Borough Police made it compulsory for all counties and boroughs to have a what?
A police force
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In what year were Criminal Investigation Departments set up?
1878
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In 1882 there was evidence of the what?
White Slave Trade
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The Act of what year stated Tenants can kill Rabbits and Hares of their own farms?
1883
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In 1890 what were provided for the Police?
Bicycles
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When was the Reasonable Practices Bill created?
1795
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When was the Corresponding Acts created?
1799
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When was the Combination Acts created?
1799-1800
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When was the Suspension of Habeas Corpus?
1817
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Miss E

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A really detailed quiz focusing mainly on religion, protest and development of the police. Keep improving your score until the answers sink in!

kim_dykesxx

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Every question was about dates. Thought this was a bit disappointing. If you can remember all those dates, I'm impressed, but I don't think its needed for the exam.

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