• Al Capone Day Massacre
    1,085 words
    ... vito difficult to trace. Whilst the investigations were getting underway, Capone escaped from the Chicago winter and left for Miami, where he had tactically used a middleman to buy his Palm Island estate. The following summer, he moved his official headquarters to the Lexington Hotel and began to diversify his business dealings. Yet again he ran into trouble with the North Siders gang, but this time he was not alone. Capone's close friend and associate Jack McGurn had two attempts made on h...
  • Bugs Moran North Side
    554 words
    Brandon Glenn Mr. MazzarelliHistory 10 Wednesday, February 26, 2003 George "Bugs" Moran: The Gangster George "Bugs" Moran was not born in Chicago as thought by many people. He was born to Polish and Irish immigrant parents in 1893. Although, he was shortly moved to Chicago where it all started. Moran joined many different gangs throughout his childhood and teen years. He committed more than 20 known robberies and was imprisoned three times before he was just 21 years of age. He was soon very im...
  • Al Capone Decades Cd Rom
    2,689 words
    Prohibition led to the bootlegging of liquor and the gang wars of the 1920 s. The most notorious gangster of all time, known as Al Capone, was the most powerful mob leader of his era. He dominated organized crime in the Chicago area from 1925 until 1931. Capone grew up during the roaring 20 s in Chicago. He joined the James Street gang, lead by Johnny Torrio. In 1920, Torrio asked Capone to move to Chicago and work with his uncle who controlled the citys largest prostitution and gambling ring at...
  • Estates Generales Resistance Catholic Theories
    2,497 words
    Did The Increasingly Radical Resistance Theories Of The Late Sixteenth Century Have Any Effect In Pr Calvin had a maxim that leaders were ordained of God and that good leaders were therefore blessings upon a people, whereas bad leaders were punishment for the wickedness of the people. Calvin was aware of the problem of inciting rebellion against Catholic princes and the repression it might bring a fear confirmed by the St. Bartholomews Day Massacre but he did reserve the right to passive disobed...
  • United States Capone Prohibition Crimes
    1,912 words
    Life in the 1920 s was very different from many other eras throughout the history of the United States. Crime was prevalent all over the country, and people were learning how to hide their crimes successfully. Many mafia gangsters were in the newspapers almost daily. In addition, betting scandals were occurring in sports. The Black Sox Scandal took place because wrongdoings started to become somewhat contagious. The main gangster of this era was Al Capone; his crimes centered mostly on Prohibit...
  • Al Capone Men Chs Chicago
    1,742 words
    Al Capone Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920 s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. + Al Capone's mug shot, 1931. (CHS DN-91508) Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized "Alphonsus Capone,' he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two "kid gangs,' the Brooklyn Ripp...