• Alphonse Scarface Capone Time Prohibition Blackmailed
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    Alphonse 'Scarface'; Capone BACKGROUND INFORMATION Alphonse Capone was born on January 17, 1899. He grew up in rough neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY where he would attend school only up to the sixth grade, when dropped out. Capone got his nickname 'Scarface'; from a knife attack by the brother of a woman whom Capone had insulted. The attack left him with three scars across his face and a new nickname. Capone joined his first gang when he became part of the James Street Gang, headed by the well-know...
  • Four Deuces Capone Chicago Torrio Gang
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    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 ...
  • The Life Of Al Capone
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    The Life and World Of Al Capone Written By, John KoplerReport By, Adam Monteverde 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. 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 'ki...
  • Al Capone Biography Spy Network
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    Al Capone was possibly the largest and most feared mafia boss America has ever seen. This 1920's gangster made his mark on the world through organized crime during the Prohibition era. He is solely attributed with Chicago's reputation as a lawless city. Alphonsus Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York. As a child he was a member of the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors "kid gangs." Capone quit school at age fourteen in the sixth grade. He worked a few odd jobs in ...
  • Al Capone Johnny Torrio
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    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 Organized Crime
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    Al Capone Al Capone was an Italian criminal working the streets of America. He started his life with petty crime in Brooklyn, New York. After escalating his way up in Brooklyn, Capone moved to Chicago for bigger and better things. There Capone had prominence supremacy as one of the giant bootlegging forerunners. His collected and composed ways, made crime into a business that we see in today's mafia. Capone changed crime into a profession, which in turn made it a business. The word mob or mafia...
  • Al Capone Torrio Gang Chicago
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    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...
  • Al Capone Chicago One Time
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    Al Capone "When I sell liquor, they call it bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on silver trays on Lake Shore Drive, they call it hospitality." -Al Capone [Woog, 25] Al Capone was one of the most notorious gangsters during the 1920's. He was a self-made business man. He had a ready smile and a quick handshake, which if you did not play your cards right, could turn out to be fatal. It took 500 gangland murders to make Capone the boss of Chicago. He was public enemy number one. Capone single ha...
  • Al Capone Decades Cd Rom
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    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...
  • Al Capone World Crime
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    Born in New York City by parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone, Alphonse was blessed with a historical blend of ruthless gangster in his blood. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a huge family. He was the fourth oldest of nine children. At birth, Capone's parents never would have believed that their son Alphonse would grow up to be a murderous thug without remorse. (The Encyclopedia of World Crime 603) As a child, Al Capone was very wise wh...
  • Al Capone Torrio Chicago Seven
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    The most famous gangster in our nation was Alphonse Capone, better known as Al Capone or Scarface. You will learn more about Al Capone s childhood and much more about this gangster. He has an anger problem and often over reacted to things and this is how his gangster life started. Alphonse Capone was born on January 17 th, 1899 in Brooklyn to two Italian immigrants. He had nine siblings, which included seven brothers and two sisters. He grew up in a quiet home, which still puzzles many why did A...
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    Al Capone is perhaps the best known gangster of all time and by far the most powerful mob boss of his era. His mob dominated the Chicago area from 1925 to 1931, when he was imprisoned for income tax evasion. This was the only crime the courts could prove against him. He went to jail at Alcatraz for eight years until he became very ill with syphilis and died from the disease in 1947 (URL: web /> austria / capone . html 1-3). Al Capone was born somewhere in Brooklyn on January 17, 1899 but know b...
  • Al Capone 2 All 2
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    Al Capone Alphonse Capone was perhaps the most famous of all American gangsters in history. Al Capone was involved in many serious crimes including the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, income tax evasion, and the illegal selling of liquor. He also took part in the running of gambling and prostitution. He dominated organized crime in Chicago from about 1925 to 1931. Al Capone's parents immigrated to the United States from Naples, Italy in 1893. Six years later on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New ...
  • Al Capone Income Tax
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    Al Capone Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn New York Capone grew up in a rough neighborhood by the time he was eleven he was in two gangs one was the kids gang the brooklime rippers and the forty thieves juniors. Capone quit school in sixth grade at the age fourteen. Between scams, he was a clerk at a candy store, a pin boy at the bowling alley and a cutter in a bookbindery; later on he became part of the notorious five points gang in Manhattan. Capone was once a bouncer at the ...
  • Al Capone Chicago Men Torrio
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    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 Men Chs Chicago
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    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...
  • Al Capone Alphonse Torrio Chicago Gang
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    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...
  • Time Capone Gang Torrio Chicago
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    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...
  • Scarface Capone One Knew Murder
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    U. S. Al Capone Zahra Jalal ian U. S. History P. 4 Decade of the 20? s AL? SCARFACE? CAPONE Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn New York of an immigrant family. Capone quit school after he had finished the sixth grade and associated with many notorious gangs in the city. Al Capone was famous for being 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. He grew up in a very rough a...
  • Alphonse Capone Torrio Gang Chicago
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    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...