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This power point presentation shows some public punishments that were used during Colonial times in America as well as some recent types of public punishments that have been issued. This is a good topic to discuss as a part of early American literature as well as history. Students are not always aware of the practice of public executions/punishments when reading The Crucible or The Scarlet Letter. This shows them some of the practices used as well as how this concept has still been used some today.