Flashcards in Chapter 27: Capital Punishment Pt. 1 Deck (30)
What is Capital Punishment?
____ countries, __/__ of the nations of the world have abolished capital punishment
What is the highest-to-lowest death penalty countries?
(1) Middle East
(2) Caribbean Countries
(3) Asian Countries
(5) North/Central/South America
All countries in the Middle East have death penalties, except _______ who only uses it during wartime
Which countries in the middle east are leading for capital punishment?
Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq
Which types of lethal methods of execution are used in the Middle East?
stoning, beheading by sword, hanging, and firing squads
Where are most executions held in the Middle East?
in private settings (i.e. prisons)
The Middle East also has ______ executions.
__/__ of caribbean countries still use capital punishment.
Capital punishment is rarely used in _________ Countries.
Capital punishment is a common practice within ______ and _________ ________
What are the only Caribbean countries that have conducted executions in the last decade?
the Bahamas and Cuba
What fraction of asian countries have retained capital punishment?
2/3 of the Asian countries
Over ___% of the countries in ________ and _______ Asia have imposed death sentences in this century
About ___% of the countries in ________/__________ Asia have legal executions
What type of lethal methods are still used in Asian countries?
Which country is the world leader in the number of executions?
What are the modern execution methods in China?
shooting at point-blank range and lethal injection
A majority of _______ countries have the death penalty
_______ and ______ Africa have the highest level of retentionist counties
The vast majority of countries in _____ and ________ Africa have not imposed death penalties
In these _______ countries capital punishment is the exception rather than the rule.
Which North/Central/South American country is the only one that retained the death penalty for ordinary crime?
The death penalty has been abolished in both _______ and ______
The vast majority of countries in ________ America have abolished capital punishment
"The vast majority of countries in Central America have abolished capital punishment":
Which countries are an exception to this?
Belize and Guatemala
What are the only countries in South America that have the death penalty?
Guyana and Suriname
What is the only European Country to retain the death penalty?
None of these countries in _______ performed legal execution in the 21st century