The Black Market

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Derrek Hillier Ms.Brosdahl World Literature Oct, 19, 2015 Research Paper Even though the black market seems like a good place to get the things you need for a cheap price, there is a bad side to anything you may find on the black market. The black market is a bad place and is full of illegal drugs, human trafficking, and ancient artifacts. Through the 1950s most black market sales took place at outdoor markets or bazaars. Having emerged during World War 1 in response to the regulation of prices and supplies, the black market burgeoned after the Bolshevik seizure of power. Some pros of the whole market is it helps make people money, helps people get the things they need at a cheaper price. Some people depend on the black market to live.…show more content…
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