REASONS WHY THERE WAS A RISE IN GANG VIOLENCE IN THE 1920'S

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  • REASONS WHY THERE WAS A RISE IN GANG VIOLENCE IN THE 1920'S
    • Cars made it possible for quick getaways
    • Prohibiton had given gangs alot of money and power
    • Corruption meant that the gangs didnt have to worry about the law
    • Many people blammed prohibiton for the violence
    • The war had trained a generation of people to kill
    • There was reduced respect for the law as it became hte nore for people to break it.
    • People were afraid of the gangs so they let them do as they pleased.

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