• Harvard Inn Capone Torrio Chicago
    685 words
    By all accounts, Alphonse did well at school until the 6 th grade, then at the age of 14 he was expelled for retaliating against a female teacher who hit him. Following his expulsion, the Capone family decided to move neighbourhoods - a chance move that would have a huge impact on Al's criminal future. Just round the corner from Capone's new home was the headquarters of gentleman gangster Johnny Torrio's East Coast operation. And like many boys in the area, he became involved in running errands ...
  • Capone Organized Crime
    1,598 words
    Organized crime was not so organized up until the 1920 s. When the 1920 s arrived, the American lifestyle changed dramatically. People started investing money in home appliances and automobiles, women s skirts became higher and drinking became very popular. Also, organized crime came to a rise in the 1920 s. And in the high ranks of organized crime was Al Capone. Al Capone ran many illegal businesses including bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, and murders. There were many gangs in the world ...
  • Al Capone Frankie Yale
    2,157 words
    Al Capone: Al Capone was born in New York City in 1899. His father, Gabriel and his wife, Teresa, came to America in 1894. They brought their two kids, Vincenzo, and Raffaele. In 1895 their third son was born, who they named Salvatore. II: The Capone family was nice and quit, Gabriel never hit the kids, he just 'preached' to them and they'd listen. '... nothing about the Capone family was inherently disturbed, violent, or dishonest.' Gabriel became an American citizen in 1906, his children all ...
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
    1,296 words
    ALPHONSE CAPONE a. k. a. AL, SCARFACE Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1899, of an immigrant family. He lived with his father Gabriele and Mother Teresa and his brothers and sisters. Al did quite well in school until the sixth grade when his steady record of B's deteriorated rapidly. At fourteen, he lost his temper at the teacher, she hit him and he hit her back. He was expelled and never went to school again. About this time, his family moved from their house on Navy Street to 21 Garfield Place....
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
    1,302 words
    His name was Alphonse Capone. His background, along with thousands of other Italians, the Capone family moved to Brooklyn. It was a new beginning in a New World. The Capone's were a quiet and peaceful family. Nothing about the Capone family was disturbed, violent, or dishonest. The children and the parents were close. They really enjoyed baseball and were often at games. There was no mental disabilities, no traumatic event that sent the boys into the dangerous life of crime. They did not displa...
  • Four Deuces Capone Chicago Torrio Gang
    1,512 words
    The Life and Times of Al Capone by Bill Rollindubeys Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to street smarts. As far as school goes, Capone was anear-illiterate. He came ...
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
    304 words
    Al Capone's Rise to Power Johnny Torrio was a notorious bootlegger from Chicago. He needed a man to run his illegal business. He chose Alfonso Capone from Five Points Gang in New York to be his lieutenant. Capone was able to rise to power by handling the emergencies and by handling political connections. In 1920, mobster Johnny Torrio had an inspiration. He discovered that there was big money to be made with an outlawed liquor business. He needed a lieutenant to run his business, and picked a 2...
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
    1,350 words
    Al Capone Thesis: From racketeering, bootlegging, and brothel ing, Alphonse Capone is one of the most well known and influential gangsters in history. Al Capone, born to Gabriele and Teresina Capone, was born in Brooklyn, New York. At age 5 he started school at Public School no. 7 on Adams street. Al's school had outbreaks of violence. Male Students engaged in fist fights with female teachers. A tage 14 he engaged in a fight between himself and a teacher. He was expelled and he never returned t...
  • Al Capone Sentenced To Terms Of One Year In Prison
    1,290 words
    Alphonse 'Scar Face' Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1899, to an immigrant family. He was born with type O blood. People supposedly born with O type blood tend to have the drive to succeed in leadership quality. They are strong, certain, and powerful, as will be seen later. However Al Capones leadership was taken to the extreme. (4 Blood Types, 4 Diets Eat Right 4 Your Type) Certainly many Italian immigrants like immigrants of all nationalities, frequently came to the new world with ve...
  • Al Capone Torrio Gang Chicago
    1,512 words
    The Rise and Fall of Al Capone Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to knowing his environment. Capone was not very bright when it came to school. Capone was an illiter...
  • Alphonse Capone Johnny Torrio
    515 words
    Alphonse Capone Born 1/17/1899, Brooklyn Died 1/25/1947, Florida Al Capone is one of the most recognized names in American history. Alphonse was born to Neapolitan immigrants Gabriel and Teresa. His surname, originally Capone, had been Americanized to "Capone." The Capone family included James, Ralph, Salvatore (Frank), Alphonse, John, Albert, Matthew, Rose and Maf alda. Capone was proud to be an American "I'm no Italian. I was born in Brooklyn", he often said. Al went to school with Salvatore L...
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
    974 words
    Name-Alphonse Capone Background-Along with thousands of other Italians, the Capone family moved to Brooklyn near the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was a new beginning in a New World. The Capones were a quiet and conventional family. Nothing about the Capone family was inherently disturbed, violent, or dishonest. The children and the parents were close. There was no apparent mental disability, no traumatic event that sent the boys hurtling into a life of crime. They did not display sociopathic or psych...
  • Organized Crime Capone Torrio Colosimo
    1,496 words
    Al Capone: the Myth, the Legend Al Capone was a heartless man, who did not care about the well being of others; because of this, he killed many people. He led a life of showboating and other such means of a rich and immoral man. His thoughts were only of what would help him to succeed not of what would help others. Al Capone's mother was named Teresina Capone. Despite having many growing boys, she was still able to take in sewing piecework. Teresina was a mother of four, and also, she was a hou...
  • Al Capone Chicago Men Torrio
    1,080 words
    Al Capone ran many illegal businesses including bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, and murders. There were many gangs in the world of organized crime and Al Capone s was at the top. Al Capone was the most infamous gangster in the 1920 s. Being a highly know and revered gangster was a big business. Money was made fast and very easily. Bootlegging alcohol was by far the most profitable in the 1920 s; this was because of the prohibition of alcohol. Gambling was another business that paid off; st...
  • Al Capone Alphonse Torrio Chicago Gang
    1,504 words
    Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to street smarts. As far as school goes, Capone was a near-illiterate. He came from a poor neighborhood in Brooklyn, so education w...
  • Johnny Torrio Capone Family Life
    980 words
    Background-Along Al Capone Name-Alphonse Capone Background-Along with thousands of other Italians, the Capone family moved to Brooklyn near the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was a new beginning in a New World. The Capone? s were a quiet and conventional family. Nothing about the Capone family was inherently disturbed, violent, or dishonest. The children and the parents were close. There was no apparent mental disability, no traumatic event that sent the boys hurtling into a life of crime. They did not...
  • Time Capone Gang Torrio Chicago
    1,525 words
    The Rise and Fall of Al Capone Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to knowing his environment. Capone was not very bright when it came to school. Capone was an illiter...
  • Alphonse Capone Torrio Gang Chicago
    1,501 words
    Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kohler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to knowing his environment. Capone was not very bright when it came to school. Capone was an illiterate. He came from a poor neighb...