Table of contents for Legacy of violence : lynch mobs and executions in Minnesota / John D. Bessler.


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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Lynch Mobs and Public Hangings
2. On Lincoln's Orders: Mankato's Mass Hanging
3. The Execution of Ann Bilansky
4. The Gallows Reconsidered: Executions versus Life Sentences
5. The "Midnight Assassination Law"
6. The Botched Hanging of William Williams
7. The Abolition of Capital Punishment
8. A Travesty of Justice: The Duluth Lynchings
Conclusion
Notes
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Lynching Minnesota History, Capital punishment Minnesota History, Executions and executioners Minnesota History