Robert Peel Flashcards

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prison reforms

A

passed the 1823 Gaol Act….

  • chaplains should regularly visit prisoners
  • gaolers should be paid
  • prisoners should not be in chains
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peel reduced number of capital crimes by……

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100.

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he wanted

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less harsh punishments for petty crimes

to try to reform petty criminals rather than kill them

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