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Gang violence refers to mostly those illegal and non-political acts of violence perpetrated by gangs against innocent people, property, or other gangs.Throughout history, such acts have been committed by gangs at all levels of organization, social class, and race. The idea that one particular race is more often responsible for gang violence is readily shown to be a fiction by a brief historical examination. Nearly every American city was ravaged by gang violence at some point in its history, and it often had profound effects on the political climate and later development in general. Often, politicians themselves were involved, funding gangs to be used in violent acts against political opponents. In New York, many gangs were centered in the infamous Five Points region, and included the Bowery Boys, the Shirt Tails, and the Dead Rabbits. Aside from their regular practice of regularly killing innocent people for money, the most notorious singular violent act committed by these gangs...
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