Prisons

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Briefly describe prisons in the 1700s
fees, mixed prisoners, mainly debtors, hulks used, overcrowding
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When did John Howard publish 'The state of prisons in England and Wales'
1777
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When did the charging of fees to prisoners end?
1815
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What was the seperate system?
individual cells, left cells only for religious services, Pentoville prison a good example
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What were the problems with the seperate system?
solitray confinement= prisoners went mad,too expensive
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