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St. Valentines Day Massacre
- 1924
- capones men executed 7 members of the O'Banion gang
- brought an end to the beer wars
Mike McDonald
- early gang member
- had previously managed the city's vice empire in the post-civil war years
- of anglo-american heritage
Bootleggers
- toughest gangsters in the city
- sold alcohol for expensive cost
21st Ammendment
repealed prohibiton (1933)
*crime still did not disappear because of it
William Dever
- Chicago's mayor from 1923-1927
- declared war on gangsters (unsuccessful)
- turned corrupt city around
- very hard on prohibition
- runs against thompson... loses
18th ammendment
- prohibition put into effect