Alcatraz Research Paper

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The prison, Alcatraz, officially opened in 1934 and closed in 1963. During this time period there was a lot of crime rate because of the great depression. Some people just had to commit minor crimes so that they would be able to provide for their families and themselves. But some other people who committed a higher level of crime were sent to Alcatraz because of its maximum security. They knew the level of security because of the location, new technology it had and the way they built the prison.
People should know about the security of the Alcatraz because without it the inmates might have been able to escape and cause even more destruction then they already had. While learning about the topic myself I discovered how the time period had so

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