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Is the electric chair a cruel and inhumane way to punish criminals for the crimes they have committed in the past This is the huge controversy that has been stirring up in Florida news lately The electric chair has proven to have malfunctions and is not killing people instantly The criminals have been feeling pain from the evidence that has been found Recently the electric chair has been reconstructed The original electric chair was made out of oak wood in 1923 The new electric chair is also made out of oak wood The only thing new about the chair is the wood The electric current running through it is received by the same apparatus as before The inmates constructed the first one and the most recent one by the Corrections Department Newly-constructed Electric Chair 9 Jun 1999 Immediate Release Online America Online 25 July 1999 The electric chair was first designed in the late 1800s The electric chair was found by accident It was the beginning of the electrical era and Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse were fighting over the control of electrical utilities Edison designed the DC current of electricity while Westinghouse developed the AC current Edison proved is was safer by showing that the AC current can cause electrocutions New York state felt that the death by electrocution was more humane than hanging and developed the electric chair which was powered by the Westinghouse AC generator History of the Electric Chair wwwtheelectricchaircom Online America Online 27 July 1999 Its now oblivious that electrocution is in no way more or less humane than hanging a person My personal beliefs are that no matter what we are sinking down to the criminals level I feel that being executed is looked at as being the easy way out of things You just move on to your afterlife Staying in a small jail cell sitting there and thinking of how you got there is more of a
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