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2. What was the nickname of the criminal code?

  • Criminal act
  • Bloody act
  • Bloody code
  • Death code

3. When did Peel first abolish the death penalty for half of capital crimes?

  • 1873
  • 1823
  • 1863
  • 1843

4. Which of these were punishable by public execution?

  • Espionage, murder and arson
  • Piracy, murder and treason
  • Murder and treason
  • Murder, arson and treason

5. In 1815, how many crimes were punishable by death?

  • 315
  • 225
  • 325
  • 205

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