Sam Roberts and his Hounds

The Gold Rush of 1848 was among the events that led to the rapid growth of San Francisco (previously Yerbe Buena). Merchants moved to support the area’s growth by shipping all manner of items. Paradoxically, due to the gold rush, many sea captains lost control of their crews, as the sailors simply walked off their ships …

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Sam Mason – the first military-trained gang member

The first military trained gang member was a river pirate in the 1790s. The river pirates conducted similar activities to today’s gangs, with a selection of ambushes, assaults, thefts, and robberies of both travelers and merchants. Perhaps the biggest difference between those gangs and contemporary gangs was their mode of transportation. Today’s street gang and domestic terrorist group …

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