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  • Gangs in America
    • Sold illegal alcohol in speakeasies
      • Moonshine
      • Bribed the judges so that they would not get convicted
      • Prohibition was supposed to reduce crime but instead it raised them.  The illegal alcohol sold was dangerous and unsafe to drink
    • Al Capone was a lead gangster
      • St Valentine's day massacre 1929 - Capone's gang shot 7 members of Bugs Moran's gang
        • This was not a one off event because there was over 400 gang related killings in Chicago that year
        • Shows how gangs fought over territory
      • Earned $100,000 a year from beer sales alone
      • Thought to have murdered more than 200 opponents
    • Violent
    • Broke the law


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