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We have seen that in history many many people have had or employed the same idea executions In many revolutions we have seen leaders execute their enemies and generally this gave the leader some power over somebody This harsh method isnt always a popular thing though many times the citizens will get angry and sometimes even revolt against their leader for an execution In the modern day executions are starting to become looked down upon and the more grotesque ones have been completely abolished I know that this is a step in the right direction if we keep executing people in these terrible ways there might eventually be another citizen revoltIn the 18th century BC King Hammurabi of Babylon wrote Hammurabis Code which is a list of rules to follow in Egyptian society This code had 282 laws 25 of which were punishable by death Some of the ways that Hammurabis code carried out these death sentences were Crucifixion beating to death impalement drowning and being burnt alive As time went in places like Britain where there were 222 crimes that were punishable by death hanging became the norm as far as the death penalty goes When the Eleventh Century AD came around William the Conqueror tried to do away with the death penalty by making a law stating that nobody could be executed except in times of war As good of an idea as this was though in the Sixteenth Century Henry the eighth executed around 72000 people At the time some of the more common methods of execution were boiling burning at the stake beheading and hanging These brutal methods can be carried and passed so easily this is the exact thing that happened in Colonial America When the British colonists came to the Americas and started to live there they brought the ideas of exaction and the terrible methods of doing it that had been thought of in Britain The first
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