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The Age Of Enlightenment And The Great Law

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Penitentiary is referring to correction of facility in which inmates could do penance and repent or people that are convicted of serious crimes. “Get right with God” is an offender that must make peace with God, and knowing in order to get right with God we must understand what is wrong that we are doing. Walnut Street Jail is the first prison created in United States in Philadelphia by the Quakers. Alcatraz Penitentiary is an island prison in San Francisco that was the strict security federal prison whose main products are agricultural. Age of Enlightenment is scientific movement of the eighteenth century marked by a rejection of traditional social, religious, and political ideas. The Age of Enlightenment led to American and French Revolution. Cesare Beccaria was a philosopher who is a great thinker dealing with crimes. William Penn 's "The Great Law" was the body of laws of the Quakers. It was the first legislative law that was assembly by the freeholders called the upland.

Corrections are programs, facilities and organizations that ensure individuals that have been accused or convicted of crimes, are monitored and managed in a controlled environment.
The purpose of corrections is to penalize those who don’t obey laws. With corrections, an individual has controlled social activities and are limited to certain pleasures, such as good food, decent living conditions and freedom to come and go as one pleases.
Its goal is to protect innocent people or
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