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4GG3 Quiz

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  1. How many female prostitutes were arrested in the six years between 1785 - 1790?
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    1,965
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    798
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    None!
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    504
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    Wrong!

    789!

    Too bad the "sober and responsible justices" were not create acts that would work well in 18th century London.

  2. What was not listed as a punishment for men who were given the term "sodomite"?
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    Death
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    Fined
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    Public Pillory
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    Forgiveness
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    No Forgiveness was granted!

    Men were instead treated with contempt and suffered great amounts of humiliation.

  3. What were men criticized for during the 18th century?
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    Sexual Passivity
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    Effeminacy
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    Same-sex relations
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    All of the above
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    All of the Above!

    Unfortunately, there was very little acceptance of individuality for men in this century.

  4. During the 1700's, how were women treated by the courts when revealing their experience of sexual assault?
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    Actively blamed the victim
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    Acted as an ally to them
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    Treated them with compassion
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    Gave them the support they deserved
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    Actively blamed the victim

    During this time period, society believed that "a girl who behaved in a way appropriate to her future destiny as a mother was not likely to end up in a situation in which she would be raped" :( :( :(

  5. Who believed that the answer to "the problem of prostitution" was mandatory polygamy?
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    Saunders Welch
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    Reverend Martin Madan
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    Lord Rochester
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    Johnny Depp
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    Reverend Martin Madan!

    This Reverend was involved with the Lock Asylum and Hospital and realized that the hospitals were not helping the problem of prostitution and the answer was for men to marry every girl he seduced.

  6. At any one time, what was the minimum amount of active prostitutes in London between 1758-1790?
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    1,234
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    5,000
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    3,000
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    40
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    3,000!

    There were a minimum of 3,000 active prostitutes at any time during this time period in London.

  7. During which months were 40% of arrests of female prostitution made in the 1780's?
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    May, July, August
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    April, May, September,
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    March, April, June
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    December, January, February
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    May, July, August!

    During these months there is an increased level of streetwalking associated with the great London fairs.

  8. What is an example of punishment for women found to be prostitutes?
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    They were rewarded!
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    A Warning
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    There was no punishment
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    Sent to the house of correction
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    Women were sent to the house of correction!

    This is one example of a punishment for those who were found to be a prostitute during the later 1700's.

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