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    Overview of the Pennsylvania and Auburn Prison Systems

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    Please provide an overview of both the Pennsylvania and Auburn prison systems, as well as a brief discussion about whether or not remnants of either prison system are evident in today's prison models.

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    An overview of both the Pennsylvania and Auburn prison systems, followed by a brief note about whether or not remnants of either prison system are evident in today's prison models.

    Pennsylvania System:
    - Developed by the Pennsylvania Quakers around 1790.
    - Part of the Penitentiary Era
    - Philosophy: Rehabilitation and deterrence
    - Rehabilitation of prisoners was encouraged, primarily through religion and reading the Bible.
    - This system replaced corporal punishments; did not punish prisoners physically for ...

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    This solution provides a short overview of both the Pennsylvania and Auburn prison systems, included how they are developed and their philosophies. The explanation gives a brief note about whether or not remnants of either prison system are evident in today's prison models. References are included.

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