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1

Industrial prisons were an evolution of ______.

The contract and lease model

2

Auburn Prison was built to hold inmates in complete solitary confinement, with no labor, for the full span of their sentence.

False

3

The practice of solitary confinement in prison cells was abandoned in the New York model because it hampered the efficient production of goods.

True

4

Zebulon Brockway was appointed head of which institution?

Elimira Reformatory

5

Pentonville Prison was modelled after Sing Sing Prison.

False

6

What is a fortress of stone or concrete, usually maximum security, whose attributes include isolation, routine, and monotony?

Big house prison

7

Penitence was the main philosophy of Walnut Street Jail.

True

8

Beaumont and Tocqueville supported the practice of maintaining the solitude of inmates at night and silence during the day.

True

9

The New York system was known as the separate system.

False

10

Which system was commonly used in the southern states?

Lease

11

Eastern Pennsylvania Prison was the first prison to incorporate hot water and flush toilets into the individual cells.

True

12

Prisons were seldom used before the Civil War in the northern states.

False

13

Dorothea Dix believed that, although the prisons were overcrowded, they had good leadership.

False

14

The Declaration of Principles was drafted by ______.

Dorothy Dix

15

The American Prison Congress convened in 1901.

False