Timeline of Capital Punishment Methods A.) Thesis: The United States Condemn Those Who Commit Unforgivable Crimes (i.e. Murder) to the Death Penalty. I will go into further depth on the specific ways the convicted are executed. From before the birth of this nation until the present crimes were sought as punishable by death. B.) Introduction: There are 5 Forms of Execution that Past and Presently Implemented into Our Countries Capital Punishment System. These of which are Hanging, Electrocution, Firing Squad, Gas Chamber (asphyxiation), and Lethal Injection. C.) Body(Key Terms):1608 1st execution, treason, Capt. George Kendall, Hanged, Hands & Legs Secured, Noose, Trap Door, asphyxiation, violent movements, eye pop, Last 1996 D.) Key Terms: Aug., 1890, New York, Electrocution, William Kemmler, more moral, tightly strap prisoner body to chair, sponge wet, saline, circular electrode E.) Key Terms: May, 1879, 1st firing squad, Provo Utah, Wallace Wilkerson, His choice, bullet missed his heart, like a man, look eyes, 27 mins, bleed, Last One 2010 F.) Key Terms: Feb, 1924, 1st lethal gas, Carson City Nevada, adopted in 1921, moral opp to electro, Tong Lee, airtight chamber, potassium cyanide or sodium cyanide is dropped into a pan of hydrochloric acid. This produces hydrocyanic gas, which destroys a human body's ability to process blood hemoglobin, choke, hold breath convulsions, die in min, Last 1999 G.) Key Terms: Dec, 1982, Texas 1st Lethal Injection, Charles Brook Mur Ft Worth Mechanic, first drug, Pentathal, deep, coma like unconsciousness, second drug Pavulon, paralytic agent that inhibits all muscular-skeletal movements and, by paralyzing the diaphragm, stops respiration, 3rd drug Potassium Chloride interferes with the electrical signals that stimulate the contractions of the heart, inducing cardiac arrest, first so no pain 2nd& 3rd H.) Conclusion: These are...
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