” Competency to Stand trial’

Read the article ” Competency to Stand trial’ and answer the following questions below.

  1. What are the key concepts?
  2. What does the author imagine is their central claim?
  3. What is the evidence offered in support of this claim?
  4. Who is the intended audience?
  5. Whom is the author arguing with/against?

For this part of the page you are going pick any of these questions and answer
After completing Chapter 3 and viewing the corresponding PPT in the “Course PPT” tab, please respond to one of the following questions. Indicate to which question you are replying by including.

  1. Is there a new “American”? If so, how? What factors pushed people to migrate to this new territory?
  2. How were laws made in the colonies? Explore of the various roots of the laws and legal system.
  3. How did the size of the population impact crime, response to crime, and the criminal justice system?
  4. How did religion affect various parts of the colonies and the criminal justice system?
  5. How did crime, laws, and the criminal justice system vary by colony and region?

After completing the Craker article (Additional Reading) and viewing the corresponding PPT in the “Course PPT” tab, please respond to one of the following questions by replying to this posting. Indicate to which question you are replying by including the question number you chose in your subject line. Then remember to come back to post responses to your colleagues’ replies.

1.Where do these events and this crime fit into the broader history discussed in Chapter 3?

2.What was witchcraft? What were the mechanics of the activities? What was the law regarding it?

3.What were the processes of the court like? What were the jails like?

4.Why did these young women make these accusations? Were they genuine? (see some instances on pages 112, 113, and 134-5)

5.What is the major argument that Craker is making? What are some of the explanations and arguments that other historians have made? How do they compare, connect, or challenge each other?

Sample Solution

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