Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
Identify and describe at least one historically significant event in the timeline of American corrections from the 1700’s, 1800’s, and 1900’s (18th, 19th and 20th Centuries). For the event in each century, at a minimum, describe the following:
What was the event?
What makes it historically important to corrections in America?
What impact does that event still have on corrections today, if any?