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Question 1: Georgia, it was reintroduced and remains in use), North Dakota, Minnesota, West Virginia, Iowa, Vermont and the ________.
AtlantaWashington, D.C.Phoenix, ArizonaBoston

Question 2: ________
OhioNew JerseyIowaOpposition to capital punishment in the United States

Question 3: The last person to be executed for a crime committed as a juvenile was Scott Allen Hain on April 3, 2003 in ________.

Question 4: Since 1976, ________ has executed "only" one man, but the execution was his own wish, so South Dakota can be regarded as a state with "de-facto moratorium" like Kansas and New Hampshire.
North DakotaSouth DakotaMissouriNebraska

Question 5: [32] Additionally the ________ executed 135 soldiers between 1916 and 1999.
United States Army AfricaUnited States ArmyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forces

Question 6: Some, particularly in ________, were noted for malfunctions, which caused discussion of their cruelty and resulted in a shift to lethal injection as the major method of execution.
FloridaNew JerseyMassachusettsNorth Carolina

Question 7: [36] The second largest mass execution in United States history was also a hanging: the execution of 13 African American soldiers for their parts in the ________ in 1917.
Salado CreekSan AntonioEllington Airport (Texas)Houston Riot (1917)

Question 8: ________), which is a unique type of lawsuit that can be brought in federal courts.
Guantanamo Bay detention campHamdan v. RumsfeldHabeas corpusUnited States

Question 9: In 1991 outgoing ________ Governor Dick Celeste commuted the sentences of eight prisoners among them all four women on the state's death row.
OhioMichiganIndianaNew Jersey

Question 10: [2] That is the lowest number since 1994[3] (largely due to ________ litigation).
Capital punishment in the United StatesLethal injectionCapital punishmentTorture

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