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George W. Wickersham - Consider The Following . . .

prison prohibition

  • What do you think the country learned through its decade-long experimentation with Prohibition?
  • Throughout the1920s prison crowding increased due to convicted violators of Prohibition. What is the importance of probation and parole as described by Wickersham for improving prison conditions?
  • Explain the reasons why growing poverty increases crime rates. Which sections of your community or region reflect this trend?

Rendered: Delivered.

Malign: Harmful.

Expeditious: Speedy.

Enjoining: Directing.

Remedies: Solutions.

Mitigated: The effect lessened.


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