Street Gangs Research Paper

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A number of gangs appeared throughout the United States. “This included Chinese gangs that were developed in California, rebelling against poor treated Chinese people in the railway industry. In the city, the first gang activity that had been reported was in 1840 and by 1870 the city stated over 100 active street gangs were present” (“Why Young People Join Street Gangs”).
By the 20th century, new types of street gangs began to form. This included Chicago’s famous crime boss, Al Capone. He was one of the first who had an organized operation in bootlegging, prostitution, and gambling. He made many enemies and was responsible for many acts of violence against his rivals. One of which was Bugs Moran and his Northsiders gang who have been a major

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