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  • Capone's Sentence
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    ... 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 hi...
  • Gang Resistance Against Capone And His Empire
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    Mafia and Organized Crime have wreaked havoc for many years upon society in an entirety and it has definitely corrupted government in a way too. Gang leaders and such have left families broken or in dismay with family members dead, crippled, wounded, or with shattered dreams and memories that can tear a person apart mentally. Organized crime is not extended to such crime and Mafia leaders such as Capone, but it can be even farther reached as to mention L.A. Gangs like Crips and Bloods that have ...
  • Capone On Tax Evasion
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    At January 25 1919, the League of Nation was founded. It was an international organization founded after WWI with its constitution being approved by the Paris Peace Conference. The League's goals included disarmament, preventing war through collective security, settling disputes between countries through negotiation and diplomacy blah blah blah and so on. This topic will fit perfectly in what we are studying right now, I am not going to talk about it because it is really very boring. (trust me, ...
  • Prison 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...
  • Gangsters Like Capone
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    In Brooklyn - New York, in 1899, Alphonse Capone was born. Johnny Torrio, a bootlegger in Chicago, recruited him when he was at the age of 22. Torrio was one of the many people who had established his business after the passing of the National Prohibition Act in 1920. Capone's job was to persuade proprietors to buy Torrio's illegal alcohol. Within three years Capone had taken over Johnny Torrio's business and controlled 161 illegal drinking establishments. In an attempt to expand his business, C...
  • Record Of Capone's Income
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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 As A Gangster
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    Al Capone, probably the most notorious and well known gangster in history, was born in 1887 in Naples, Italy. His father, Gabriel Capone, immigrated to Brooklyn from the slums of Naples in 1910. After he came here he changed his last name too Capone too blend in more. Al Capone's gang activities started out when he was young. He was in the Five Points Gang, who were known for their violence. The gang's tradition was to scar their victims with a knife cut from the outside corners of their eyes to...
  • Al Capone
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    Many people look at Al Capone and bad thoughts come to mind. Yes, for the most part he was a bad influence on people, mostly children, but in some ways he was a leader both for the good and bad. In the ways of organized crime Al Capone was at the top of his game throughout his life he influenced many and has left a tremendous legacy behind him. The life of Capone could not have been lead by a cowardly man. "He was a mean heavy set man". (Horning, Rick) Being involved in gangs all his life, "by a...
  • Bureau's Investigation Of Al Capone
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    Alphonse 'SCARFACE' Capone Born in New York City, in 1899, by parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone, Alphonse Capone was blessed with a historical blend of ruthless gangster in his blood. Al Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893, from Naples, Italy. Al 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 Capone, would grow up to be a murderous thug without remorse. As a child, Al Ca...
  • Old Capone
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    "By Instinct Capone Was A Heartless Mindless Killer" Considered the most notorious gangster in history, Alphonse Capone, otherwise known as Scarface Al, was born in New York, 1899, in a small apartment in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Having many run-ins with the police growing up, he was always around the local street gang led my Johnny Torrio. After beating one of his sixth grade teachers, he quit school, and quickly learned the way of the streets, joining the Torrio gang, call the Jam...
  • Torrio And Capone
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    Al Capone Perhaps the best-known gangster of all time, Al "Scarface" Capone was the most powerful mob boss of his era. He dominated organized crime in the Chicago area from 1925 until 1931, when he was imprisoned for federal income tax evasion. Alphonse Capone was born on Jan. 17, 1899, in a tough neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended school up to the sixth grade. His nickname, Scarface, resulted from a knife attack by the brother of a girl Capone had insulted that left three scars on his f...
  • Capone Back To Chicago
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    Al Capone: One of the Most Ruthless Men of All Time The ultimate symbol of a gangster rule, is a guy by the name of Al Capone, who dominated the Chicago underworld by committing many crimes: such as illegal gambling, extortion, prostitution, and alcohol distribution during prohibition. Capone's life of gang activity started at a very young age. He created a multi-million dollar empire of crime in Chicago. He has been referred to as one of the most ruthless men of all time (Stockdale 45). He was ...
  • Capone The Boss Of Chicago
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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 han...
  • End Of Al Capones Organization
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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...
  • Torrio's Right Hand Man Al Capone
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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 whe...
  • Capone And Lucky Luciano
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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...
  • Al Capone Alphonse Capone
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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 ...
  • Capone For Income Tax Evasion
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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 ...
  • Name Of The Gang Capone
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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 illitera...
  • Capone Al Capone
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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 and dan...

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