Crime and punishment 3

simmyhall's version from 2015-05-25 20:29


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Increase in towns leading to petty crime(burglary )In 1861 Manchester there were 22.6 crimes per 10,000 people -more opportunities to steal
Increase in navvies By mid 19th century over 250,000 and they went on a randy and were violent -moved around so difficult to catch which made crimes unpunished which made more people turn to crime
Poor living and working conditions led to going on strike and more(violent) challenges to authority In August 1819 St.peters square -people prepared to resort to violent protests to have a say
Poverty In London east end women resorted to prostitution and men stealing and usually resorted to drinking -so desperate willing to risk harsh punishments and sometimes fought with police as they felt they weren't getting help from gov

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