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The Prohibition Of The 18th Amendment

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With the 18th amendment passed came about a new era, an era where the government was unable to enforce the laws. The 18th amendment had banned alcohol creation and consumption. The reason the amendment was passes was because workers became addicted to liquor ultimately becoming ineffective workers. The 18th amendment gave young desperate men the chance to make big money selling liquor. Eventually selling liquor will become the gateway for these men to becoming gangsters. Through the years of the Prohibition three men would lead the gangster into a new style of organized crime unseen ever before. Al Capone, Dutch Schultz and Charles "Lucky" Luciano became the big three gangsters that led the era into a new direction of organized crime.
Although many gangsters came from an impecunious and or illiterate families, Al Capone’s family was an educated family. His father, Gabriele, was educated and from Naples, where he had earned a living as a barber. Al Capone had lived in an area where crime did not influenced him but when he moved he had met John Torrio. John Torrio was a big time gangster at the time and it was Torrio that would teach Capone how to run a criminal organization. Torrio had represented a new era of criminal empire, which he would be passing down to Capone.
Torrio had his boss assassinated giving him full power, which he passed down to Capone when he retired. Capone became “crime czar of Chicago, Capone’s new position symbolized a new criminal empire, this
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