• Harvard Inn Capone Torrio Chicago
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    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 ...
  • High School Cad Career Supervisor
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    4918 South LeClaireChicago IL, 60638 Phone 708 - 514 - 4924 Peter ZarnowskiObjective To advance my career as a CAD professional. Work experience 1998- 1998 Parson sons and Brinker hoff Chicago, ILIAD Intern This was a summer job awarded to me by my high school my second year for receiving second place in a CAD project. I enjoyed this job vary much and I would like to be doing something similar for my Career. 1999- Present United Parcel Service Hodgkins, ILSupervisorSS Throughout my UPS career I ...
  • Why Are The Chicago Bulls So Good
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    Why Are The Chicago Bulls So Good? Two weeks ago, I was home watching a Chicago Bulls game. I started to analyze why the team had the best record in the league. About nine years ago, the Chicago Bulls selected Michael Jordan in the third pick of the college draft from North Carolina. A few years later, the Bulls drafted Scottie Pippen from Central Arkansas State and just recently acquired Dennis Rodman from the San Antonio Spurs. After my diagnosis, I concluded that the Bulls have the three key ...
  • Chicago A City Of The Senses
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    Chicago: A City of the Senses Chicago has enjoyed the tourist spotlight over the years, due to its cultural and economical prosperity. The crowded streets, ethnic bakeries, and popular malls add zest and flavor to this enriching city. Since my short visit in May with a high school class, I have dreamed of making the busy commuters, blinding and mind-altering lights, and sheer musical excitement a part of my everyday life. Commuters livened up Chicago in delightful ways. Several groups of men and...
  • Civil Rights Washington Chicago Black
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    Ronald Ervin McNair, was born on October 21, 1950, in Lake City, South Carolina to Carl and Pearl McNair. He attended North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where, in 1971, he graduated magna cum l aude with a BS degree in physics. In 1976 he earned his Ph. D. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. McNair's many distinctions include: Presidential Scholar (1967-71), Ford Foundation Fellow (1971-74), and National Fellowship Fund Fellow (1974-75). He was ...
  • Carl Sandburg Abraham Lincoln
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    Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois on January 6, 1878. Carl and his family lived in a three room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg, Illinois. His parent's names were August and Clara Anderson Sandburg. Sandburg's nickname was Charlie. His parents were both Swedish immigrants. His Dad worked for a blacksmith in Chicago. Sandburg did not have much of an education because he quit school at the age of thirteen. His favorite subject in school was geography. He st...
  • Baby Face Nelson Chase Gang Worked
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    Baby Face Nelson-Lester Gillis Lester Gillis was burn in Chicago on December 6, 1908. During his early teens he worked on the streets with a gang of friends, doing minor crimes. By the age of 14 he was a car thief and had gotten his nickname baby face by the members of his gang. Nelson's early career included working for a chop shop stealing parts, running stills, and bootlegging. He also did multiple armed robberies. In 1922 he was convicted of auto theft and sent to july. 2 months later he wa...
  • Luis Gutierrez Fourth District
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    Luis Gutierrez The Fourth District of Chicago is rather new to the Chicago land made up largely of Hispanics and Latinos. This District like many others face major problems of crime, health care and education. Democratic representative Luis V. Gutierrez represents the answer to these and other problems. Who is Luis Gutierrez? Is this man making a difference? What are his issues? Is Luis doing his job? What is his impact on the system? These are question that need answering. These problems need s...
  • The Haymarket Riot Police Chicago Street
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    Haymarket Riot Early in 1886 labor unions were beginning a movement for an eight-hour day. Serious trouble was anticipated and on May 1 many workers struck for shorter hours. An active group of radicals and anarchists became The involved in the campaign. Two days later shooting and one death occurred during a riot at the McCormick Harvester plant in Chicago when police tangled with the rioters. On May 4 events reached a tragic climax at Haymarket Square where a protest meeting was called to den...
  • 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...
  • The Great Chicago Fire
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    The exact particulars of the great Chicago Fire are unknown besides the fact that it started about 9 p. m. on Sunday, October 8, 1871. There have been persistent theories that the 1871 Fire was caused by a comet. The latest comet theory was proposed by physicist Robert Wood. He attributed the blazes to a fragment from Biel as comet. He stated that for large fires, all on the shores of Lake Michigan, took place on the same day. But none of the comet theories has been accepted. Only regional weat...
  • White King Government Chicago
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    "EYES ON THE PRIZE II"Two Societies" This program combines the controversy of a non violent movement verses a movement with more force, and the discovery that the American nation is separating into two societies: "White and Black, Separate and Unequal." Martin Luther King decided to take his movement North and chose Chicago as his fighting grounds. He met much resistance from a powerful government (mayor Daily) who was out to show King that he was not needed or wanted in Chicago. The program sho...
  • Marshall Field Whole Sale Store
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    The Chicago School marks the beginning of a new development in architecture. Based on the earlier Victorian models, from about 1885 great commercial structures are built with new designs and new construction techniques. During these later years Richardson produced the buildings upon which his reputation principally rests. He designed houses, community libraries, suburban railroad stations, educational buildings, and commercial and civic structures. Instead of the splintered massing, narrow verti...
  • Alphonse Capone Johnny Torrio
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    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...
  • Hugh Hefner Essay Playboy Million Chicago
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    Hugh Hefner was born in Chicago Illinois on April 9, 1926. As a child, Hugh Hefner attended Sayre Elementary School and Steinmetz High in Chicago. He didn't get the best grades but he was just an average student getting by in school. Hugh Hefner became scared of girls and was afraid to approach them. This was caused by his parents who were Methodist and very religious. At 18 he joined the army for two years up until 1946. Years later, Hefner started up Playboy in 1953. Playboy magazine featured...
  • African American Chicago Migrants Bronzeville
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    A City Within a City - Bronzeville Kathy M. Henry Kathy Henry August 3, 2003 Black Chicago - 351 Dr. L. Carey 12: 00 pm - 1: 45 pm M-W-F Introduction The reason I took this class is because so much of my family's history has been entwined in the neighborhood called Bronzeville, or as some call it, The Low End. My family started migrating from Mississippi in the 1940 s. My Uncle Joseph was the first Allen to make the trek to the Promised Land and for him the journey was bountiful. He started a...
  • Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial Virtual Tour
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    web > The Virtual Tour of the Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Seven begins w/ an overview of the crime: the riots at the Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1968. web > This is a fairly extensive description of the trial by a law professor: web > This is a chronology of the events leading up to these riots and the effects it had years later. web > South Kinston High School along w/ Brown university create an excellent website on the event call "The Whole World is Watching." It has essays, interv...
  • John Hancock Building Center Chicago
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    The John Hancock Center The John Hancock center, engineered by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is located on 875 North Michigan Avenue along the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. The John Hancock building is the second largest building in Chicago and the twelfth tallest building in the world, standing at 1, 127. 6 feet to the top of the structure and 1, 476 feet to the tip of the antenna. The structure was finished in 1969 after four years of construction. This project was controversial from the...
  • Tides Of Change And People
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    Title? Tides Of Change And People There have been many people throughout history noticed by their contribution in history, but as time continues new people with new ideas will emerge to give us a better and clearer picture of history through writing or other expressive ways. Some of the authors and photographers covered in the textbook Convergences, give us pictures or words that illustrate the African American communities in Chicago. Nonetheless, the textbook does not tell the count or the reas...
  • 1999 Chicago Cubs The 1999
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    The 1999 Chicago Cubs The road ahead of the Cubs seems to be a long one. Starting the 1999 season with 2-4 record isn't exactly the start that they had in mind. Coming off a play-off birth from last year, the Cubs games into the 99 season with high expectations. Their dreams of repeating the magic of last season hit a major snag when Kerry Wood, the 1998 NL Rookie of the Year, found out that his season was over before it even started. He had torn a ligament in his throwing elbow, which required ...