Al Capone Research Paper

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Al Capone: a man who started living a rich and lavish lifestyle by the age of 30. Living that lifestyle, always comes with a price; especially if it’s not legal at all. Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone rose in the 1930s to become one of the most notorious mob bosses in history. His actions not only affected the Chicago area, but had a major impact on the gangster himself. Prohibition, Gambling Dens, Whorehouses, and Gang Murders all made him the popular mob boss that everyone knows about today.
Capone was born on January 17th, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York to an Italian immigrant Family.(Biography.com) Al was an excellent student in school, showing hope that he might actually make it out in the world. However, going to a harsh and meager school affected him, and made him one day retaliate against a teacher who had hit him for being disrespectful.(Biography.com) He
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Despite being known for his brains, Capone soon began to build a bad name for himself. He was becoming a reckless drinker and was known for being “rabble-rouser”, which all soon landed himself in jail after drinking and hitting a parked taxi.(History.com) After his boss pulled a couple strings to get him out of jail, Al decided to change his ways for his family who came into town; eventually getting more involved into gang events.(History.com) However, his life more at risk he got involved in these events. In 1925, Capone’s boss, Torrio, live was almost taken in a failed assassination attempt.(History.com) Torrio was badly injured, and decided to flee to Italy; handing over everything to Capone and promoting him to Mob

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