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    Leadership is one of the best ways to describe the style of the leadership within this organization. The Boss used charisma, power and inspiration to inspire his organization to follow his leadership. Al Capone was arguably one of the most famous American gangsters. During the prohibition era Capone led his organization to profit millions of dollars all…

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    alcoholic drinks. Al Capone, one of the most infamous bootleggers of them all, was able to build his criminal empire largely on profits from illegal alcohol. Large profits were acquired by individuals who participated in bootlegging and speakeasies, but many of these individuals who benefited by breaking the law lost much of their gains in the stock market crash of 1928. One of the major supporters of Prohibition in the U.S. was the anti-alcohol Ku Klux Klan (KKK). The Ku Klux Clan was revived…

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    "Jazz Age" of the 1920s, caused a permanent change in the way the nation viewed authority, the court system, and wealth and class. Particularly damning was the lack of enforcement, which led to the rise of the mob and notorious criminals such as Al Capone. As a result, bootlegging became big business in the era, often as immigrants took hold of power in urban centers. “The liquor control school of thought of the 1890s–1930s offered a clear alternative to alcohol prohibition, much as today some…

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    the production and sale of alcohol went underground, and an increase in wealth to those who were willing to take advantage of the booming demand of alcohol, called “bootlegging.” One of the most notorious examples of this phenomenon was Chicago’s Al Capone, before being sent to Alcatraz Prison in 1934 for a tax evasion conviction, he had hoarded a personal fortune estimated at $100 million from the bootlegging and speakeasy operations he controlled. In addition to…

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    The most notorious example was the Chicago gangster Al Capone, who earned millions annually from bootleg operations and speakeasies. Illegal operations such as this fueled a rise in gang violence, including the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, in which several men dressed as policemen were killed for being accused of being associated with gang acts such as Al Capone's. The high price of bootleg liquor meant that the nation’s working class and poor were far…

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    Prohibition was a time when alcohol was outlawed after extensive lobbying by political parties. The anti-German sentiment was the main reason during the First World War because Germans were known for their brewing their own alcohol. In 1919 Prohibition became the law of the land with the Eighteenth Amendment which prohibited manufacturing, selling, or transport of any intoxicating liquors within the United States. Prohibition was difficult to enforce because it required a high degree of…

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    that the city held being what excited these girls but as they sat there these girls were being viciously attacked and murdered. The promise of great things makes people blind to the dangers surrounding them. Back in the day when a great mobster Al Capone was living in Chicago he resided…

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    Organized Crime Throughout the 1900’s, with the rise of prohibition, organized crime rapidly became more prominent. Organized crime is defined as “a group of individuals working together to illicit profit through illegal and often violent methods.” (National Museum of Crime & Punishment). The rise of organized crime led to a lot of problems and corruption in society. Various types of people came together and formed these groups in order to commit all sorts of different illegal activity. In the…

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    There were many short-term effects of prohibition. During prohibition it was not illegal to drink alcohol or have alcohol in someone’s possession but it was illegal to manufacture, sale, export, import and transport alcoholic beverages. This lead to the increase of organized crime during prohibition because bootleggers could buy and sell alcohol. [1] These bootleggers were able to make a large profit from selling alcohol. They smuggled alcohol in from Mexico and Canada and then sold it at…

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    gambling, bribing, and blackmailing, and so again prohibition failed to abolish social problems. On the other hand, the other main reason that ended the prohibition was the St. Valentine Massacre, which was one of the biggest gang fights ever, that Al Capone’s gang killed seven gangsters; this massacre was one of the turning points that changed the people’s idea about the prohibition; they thought that the prohibition causes a lot of violence and they should end…

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