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Prohibition And Organized Crime In The 1920's

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The First World War had ended in the 1920’s, but a new war was beginning on the American streets. This was known as the gang war. People were committing organized crime and there were people who were known as professional criminals. Organized crime was becoming a very big thing in Cleveland. In the 1920’s, prohibition was also going on . Alcohol was illegal. People like Al Capone and the Mafias were taking advantage of the prohibition era. These mafias were making more money as the days went by. People were willing to pay a lot of money just to get some alcohol. The mafias increased in size to the point where they had all the police out numbered. The police were having a tough time keeping up with all the crimes that were happening. Not only
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