Go to the death penalty information center’s online fact sheet. Look over the fact sheet and then answer the following questions.
1. How does the total racial composition of America (White 75.1%, Black 12.3%, Hispanic 12.5%*) compare with the racial composition of Death Row Inmates?
2. How does each region compare regarding its number of executions?
3. Compare the support for a life sentence without parole with the support for the death penalty. Were you surprised? Why? or Why not?
Now go to Amnesty International’s website on the death penalty and answer the following questions:
4. Which countries committed the vast majority of executions?
5. Compare these countries in terms of different sociological factors. That is, what economic, social, political and religious differences are there between countries that put many people to death and those countries that put few or no people to death?
This assignment should be approximately 300 words in length