Lynchings & Hangings of America

“Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it?  The first one is at least disposed of.” — H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) Execution by hanging was the most popular legal and extralegal form of putting criminals to death in the United States from its beginning. Brought over to the states from our … Continue reading Lynchings & Hangings of America