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  CUST 143/21; this newspaper article from 1923 describes similarities and differences between 18th and early 20th century smuggling.
 
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Think about: drug smuggling today is a huge business.
What was the scale of the crime earlier in the century?
What reason does the writer give for the increase in smuggling?
Do you think this source is reliable for finding out about smuggling in the 1920s? Look for:
What goods are being smuggled?
How are they being smuggled?

 
Worksheet Instructions
  Put some of the examples you have found in this Case-Study of a key factor for change affecting crime in the 20th century in your Gallery Worksheet.
 
 

CUST 143/21; newspaper article