Law and order

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  • Created on: 03-02-16 19:58

1. What did railroad companies eventually attach to trains to stop robberies?

  • Carriages full of fake gold
  • Empty carriages
  • Carriages full of guards
  • Carriages full of dead bodies
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2. How did vigilante committees generally inflict punishment?

  • Torture
  • Hanging
  • Lynching
  • Shoot outs

3. What happened to suspected criminals as soon as they had been found?

  • Left to commit more crimes so they could later be shot
  • Shot
  • Thrown into gaol
  • Run out of town

4. What did Pinkerton Detective Agents do?

  • Secretly kill hostile Indians
  • Provide protection to wealthy individuals
  • Track down robbers and thieves and provide general advice
  • Spy on men they suspected to be breaking the law

5. Who were appointed by the President to be responsible for the state or territory?

  • Town marshals
  • Deputy marshals
  • US marshals
  • Sheriffs


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