History Gcse Crime and Punishment Essay

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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT REVISION GUIDE NAME: EXAM DATE: 1 Example paper Unit 1: Development Study – Crime and Punishment Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Answer Questions 1 and 2, EITHER Question 3 OR 4 then EITHER Question 5(a) and 5(b) OR 6(a) and 6(b). The total mark for this paper is 50. Answer Question 1 AND Question 2. 1. What can you learn from Sources A and B about changes in punishment between the Middle Ages and the 19th century? (4 marks) 2. The boxes below show two important individuals. Choose one individual and explain why that person was important in changing attitudes towards law enforcement. (9 marks) Robert Peel and the police Jonathan Wild, the Thief-Taker General Answer EITHER Question 3 OR Question 4. EITHER 3. Why did prisons change so much in the 19th century? OR 4. Why were laws against poaching so difficult to enforce in the 17th and 18th centuries? (12 marks) Answer EITHER Question 5 OR Question 6. You must answer both parts of the question you choose. EITHER 5. Crime and punishment from Roman Britain to c.1450. (a) Describe the key features of law and order in Roman times. (9 marks) (b) How much did the system of law and order change from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Norman period? Explain your answer. (16 marks) OR 6. Changing views of the nature of criminal activity c.1450 to present day. (a) Describe the key features of the laws to do with domestic violence after 1970. (9 marks) (b) ‘Religion continued to influence the authorities view of what was a crime throughout the period c.1450-1750’.Do you agree? (16 marks) 2 (12 marks) Questions, timings and marks Timings & Marks:  The marks for each question are shown in brackets. Use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question. You should aim to spend 1.5 minutes for each mark. It is important to time yourself carefully. Some students run out of time because they

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