Life In Prisons

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There were over 4,400 woman arrested for petty crimes. My topic is the prisons and how life was in. Life in prisons was horrible to in and they treated them bad men women and kids sleep together. I think that crime was really bad back then. Crime was really bad back then.

There were over 4,400 women arrested for petty crimes. “Examples include Elizabeth Murphy”, a 19-year-old Elizabeth was sentenced to five years of hard labour in prison and seven years of police supervision for stealing an umbrella. She served three years of her sentence before receiving parole in 1887
Dorcas Mary Snell, 45, was sentenced to five years of imprisonment with hard labour in 1883 for the theft of a single piece of bacon. She was paroled two years later.
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