Speakeasies And Changes In The 1920s

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The 1920s were filled with gangs and many changes in society. One of the those changes was the addition of the 18th. The 18th amendment was ratified January 16, 1919. It created something called prohibition which outlawed the distribution, production, and use of alcohol. Despite the law, people still continued to drink alcohol in places called speakeasies. Speakeasies were supplied by gangs. Most of the gangs transported alcohol from Canada. Famous gang leader, Al Capone ran one of the biggest gangs in America, which engaged in acts jewel smuggling, stealing money, alcohol smuggling, and many others. More about Al Capone will be discussed later in an article. Another criminal who ran through the streets throughout the past decade was Frank

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