BTN Australian History Punishment

FACTS

  1. Private Sudds and Private Thompson were stealing a piece of cloth but they wanted to get caught.
  2. Some people wanted to get caught because they believed that the convicts had it easier
  3. The iron chains were torture the prisoners could not walk or stand normally

QUESTIONS

  1. Why were the punishments so harsh?
  2. Why were the poor not given anything?

WONDERING

  1. Nowadays do people still think the punishments were okay?

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