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Are Minor Historical Events Necessary?

One never knows when a date May crucial to your research. In analyzing a claim for a personal horse that was requisitioned by the United States military in the War of 181’‚ I noticed that the date of the requisition was the same date on which the commanding officer of the unit was dismissed and […]

STATE EXECUTIONS BY TIME FRAME
Executions that occurred under civil authority in the United
States or within territory that later became the United States
State 1607-1699 1700-1799 1800-1899 1900-1967 Pre-Furman 1976-2001 Grand
Total Total
Alabama 395 313 708 23 731
Alaska* 4 8 12 12
Arizona 26 78 104 22 126
Arkansas 231 247 478 24 502
California 5 238 466 709 9 718
Colorado 36 65 101 1 102
Connecticut 12 16 33 65 126 126
Delaware 2 8 27 25 62 13 75
Florida 46 268 314 51 365
Georgia 18 307 625 950 27 977
Hawaii* 7 42 49 49
Idaho 17 9 26 1 27
Illinois 1 143 204 348 12 360
Indiana 59 72 131 9 140
Iowa* 13 32 45 45
Kansas 16 41 57 57
Kentucky 8 214 202 424 2 426
Louisiana 61 277 294 632 26 658
Maine* 1 7 13 21 21
Maryland 15 43 139 112 309 3 312
Massachusetts* 99 102 79 65 345 345
Michigan* 2 5 5 1 13 13
Minnesota* 59 7 66 66
Mississippi 107 244 351 4 355
Missouri 175 110 285 53 338
Montana 32 39 71 2 73
Nebraska 14 20 34 3 37
Nevada 20 41 61 9 70
New
Hampshire
6 15 3 24 24
New
Jersey
8 76 90 187 361 361
New
Mexico
39 34 73 1 74
New York 8 167 311 644 1130 1130
No.
Carolina
131 245 408 784 21 805
North
Dakota*
3 5 8 8
Ohio 1 129 308 438 2 440
Oklahoma 39 93 132 48 180
Oregon 54 68 122 2 124
Pennsylvania 1 202 293 544 1040 3 1043
Rhode
Island*
4 44 4 52 52
So.
Carolina
93 270 278 641 25 666
So.
Dakota
9 6 15 15
Tennessee 4 152 179 335 1 336
Texas 262 493 755 256 1011
Utah 12 31 43 6 49
Vermont* 1 17 8 26 26
Virginia 10 386 577 304 1277 83 1360
Washington 23 82 105 4 109
West
Virginia*
6 58 91 155 155
Wisconsin* 1 1 1
Wyoming 6 16 22 1 23
D.C.* 40 78 118 118
Federal* 2 2
Totals 162 1391 5381 7555 14489 749 15238
*States
without death penalty
*Before 2001
federal executions were conducted in the state where the crime occurred.
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