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The Prison System;Throughout history, society has continuously practiced the idea of making an example of wrongdoers. Rehabilitation has not always been present in the operating procedures of the American criminal system. Early America looked to England for guidance on how to deal with criminals (Depersis & Lewis, 2008). The laws of England and early America mandated brutal punishment for offenses. These forms of punishment were used for nearly all offenses. Furthermore, all crime was thought of as being serious enough to warrant death.;The American prison system being used today developed due to the progressive way of thinking about criminal punishment that William Penn suggested to the people of Pennsylvania through his charter and laws of Pennsylvania (Depersis


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