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    As always the people of Earth enjoy disobeying the government and as more laws are passed the people will always attempt to find a loophole or simply disregard it to go have fun in creating chaos doing, according to most rebels “Fun things.” Obviously during this huge time lapse Americans did have a good time being themselves and getting drunk in their secret speakeasies; also considering the fact that these people had to keep it on the down low, being careful with the people they consider…

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    appear. Gangs often started small, but quickly grew, often to the point when one gang controlled an entire city. This meant that the crime across a city was all lead by the same person, so smuggling and bootlegging happened much more efficiently (Al Capone 3). Gangs smuggled alcohol across state lines with by using boats to transport it across rivers and other waterways. With the rise of gangs came an increase in homicides. In 1920, fewer than 7 deaths out of 100,000 were ruled homicide. By…

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    Prohibition in the nineteen twenties was the beginning of a huge domino effect that no one could have ever predicted its outcome, let alone the back lash that would come from it. Anything and everything the pro-prohibitionists thought was going to happen, the exact opposite was the result. As republican congressman Fiorello La Guardia of New York stated his opinion of prohibition as being "a disaster. It had created contempt and disregard for the law all over the country."(A Nation of…

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    What do Al Capone, Jesse James, and Ted Bundy all have in common with each other? All these men are infamous criminals in the United States. However, Capone, James, and Bundy each have different reasoning for their actions, but one common pretense aligns them together, desperation for a self-fulling life. Capone was originally poor and became a gangster to provide for himself and a family; James was inspired to loot because of the disorganization of the South and the effects onto the West;…

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    Mr. Madoff performed one of the most significant fraudulent acts in the history of unethical actions. Mr. Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scam will go down in history as the top scheme in the world. The Ponzi scheme was made famous by Italian criminal Charles Ponzi. Charles Ponzi’s scheme included coupons, Madoff’s scheme dedicated funds presented by big-name investors. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme involved Mr. Madoff taking money from investors and investing it into his bank account instead of actual…

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    Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, born on December 1,1949 to a lower middle-class family was a powerful Colombian drug lord and leader of one of the powerful criminal organization. At his zenith in the 80s', he ran and controlled a vast empire of drugs that covered the globe. He is responsible for hundred's of murder and presided over an empire of luxury mansions, planes, his own private zoo and a personal army comprising of soldiers and hardened criminals. Here are 15 facts about Pablo Escobar, a…

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    The Bandidos outlaw bikie gang, is one of the fastest-growing outlaw motorcycle gang in the 21st century. With over 90 chapters in Europe, 90 in the USA and 17 chapters down in the dusty plains of Australia. But who’s the man behind the scenes that forged this club together. The man convicted of murdering two drug dealers and serving a life sentence, Donald Eugene Chambers is the American founder of the Bandidos outlaw bikie gang. Donald Chambers, straight out of the Marine Corps in Vietnam…

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    What Is Prohibition?

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    Prohibition outlawed the utilization, assembling, offering, and transportation of Liquor (Schultz, 2013). The United States added the eighteenth amendment to the constitution denying this action in 1919. The law took effect on the grounds that alcohol caused social and physical issues that were less than favorable for the one that was partaking and their families. A few of the conditions that were discussed while this new system was being created consisted of broken families, violations, loss…

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    Prohibition was an attempt to forbid the manufacture, transportation and distributing of intoxicating beverages. By repealing the prime source of drunkenness, the Prohibition was supposed to lower crime and corruption, reduce social problems, deliver economic success and improve overall health and hygiene in Canada. Instead, it had quite the opposite effect. Alcohol became more lethal to consume; organized crime blossomed, bootlegging (the illegal sale of alcohol as a beverage) rose dramatically…

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    the most powerful organized crime group in the United States for the next 50 years. La Cosa Nostra, or the Italian Mob, achieved rapid success and sustained that success, despite the often brutal measures taken by the mob to extend their power. During Al Capone’s peak in Chicago, he said, “You can get further with a kind word and a gun, than with just a kind word.” In the years since that quote, the mob became a national phenomenon and a talking point, with discussions frequently centered on the…

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