Gambling and prostitution during prohibition

By Mark Zuckerberg

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Prohibition and crime collided in 1920s Illinois | News | Many closed during Prohibition, and even after repeal in 1933, the local industry never recovered. In northwestern Illinois, ... The syndicate controlled liquor, gambling and prostitution, raking in massive profits. In 1927, gross revenues reportedly reached $110 ... Prohibition and Gangsters - The Roaring Twenties

Through the criminal experience gained and the political connections established in gambling and prostitution rackets in the early 1900s, gangsters had become well prepared for the exploitation of Prohibition, which was ratified as the 18th Constitutional Amendment in 1919.

In fact, during the 1920’s, it was sometimes referred to as the ‘Free State of Galveston’ or the ‘Republic of Galveston Island’. Post Office Street was known as the ‘red light district’ and one report claims that there were 55 houses of … Prohibition, prostitution and Chicago’s mini-fiefdoms A principle once invoked to shake down speakeasies is now used to pick winners and losers in a city desperate for opportunity. Prohibition Facts: US History for Kids ***

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