|US Death Penalty Debate|
The United States Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. Some people consider the death penalty a cruel and unusual punishment. Others disagree believing there are circumstances where the death penalty is appropriate.
Watch the video, created by students for the CSpan Studentcam video.
The Great Debate by Matthew Delorenzo, Josiah Vega
Do your own thinking:
Extension - Describe the process to amend the Constitution.
Who was the person most recently executed in your state or in the US? What method of execution was used?
In the spirit of Thomas Paine - released to public domain by Cynthia J. O'Hora developed April 2012
Aligned with the following Pennsylvania
Academic Standards - Reading, Writing Speaking, History, Civics and
Government, Mathematics, Civics, Science and Technology
Save a tree use a digital answer format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid , or other ornate artistic fonts). Enter your name and the date in a docuemnt header. Save frequently as you work. Submit your assignment via an email attachment or class electronic drop box. You may be working on this project at home, the public library and at school. Consider using free Google Docs.
Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.
Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together.