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    Operations, Public and Governmental Affairs, Science and Technology and Strategic Intelligence and Information. Alphonse Gabriel Capone better known as Al Capone was one of the most notorious gangsters to rise to power during the Prohibition era. Salvicek claims that in this era for a little over thirteen years, it was illegal to buy, sale or transport any beverages containing alcohol, business owner and manufacturers who dealt with any aspect of alcohol were forced to shut down( 2009, 1).…

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    Alphonso Capone, famously known as Al, was just a guy who got swept away with the Windy City, just like every other person who lived there. Al Capone was known as a gangster and a brute, but he perfected his trade with his intelligence, modern business practices, and ability to self-promote all while avoiding jail time during the Prohibition era. The early…

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    Al Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1899. He was an American mobster, crime boss, and businessman during the Prohibition Era. He is known as the most famous criminal of his time. (1899-1947) Capone was the child of Italian immigrants. Capone’s mother and father met in Italy before he was born. After they were married, they decided they could find a better life in America; as many immigrants did during this time period. When they arrived in America with four of Capone’s older siblings,…

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    you on a silver salver it’s hospitality.” -Al Capone (associated). Capone was never afraid to interpret laws to his best interest. In order to be successful, he was willing to be ruthless in his pursuit of power. His ruthlessness led to political, social, and violent conflict. With violence being his favorite form of conflict! He used violence prolifically to get other people to compromise their beliefs and power so he could gain control of Chicago. Al Capone created conflict through violence…

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    People often used religion and medicine as an excuse to drink, legally that is. Capone was one of many who took the 18th amendment to his advantage. Although it was ratified by the end of the year, it made a large impact on society. Al was said to be a good man but his actions portrayed differently. It could be said that he is one of the greatest gangsters in history. One of the most notorious mobsters in the 1920’s, Al Capone was born from a good family that gave him no reason to turn to such…

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    ALCAPONE A child from an Italian immigrant family, Al Capone, also known as "Scarface," rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia during the Prohibition era. Who Was Al Capone? Alphonse Capone, also known as "Scarface" (January 17, 1899 to January 25, 1947) was one of the most famous American gangsters who rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago Outfit during the Prohibition era. Before being sent to Alcatraz Prison in 1934 for a tax evasion conviction, he had amassed a personal…

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    Al Capone Blueprint

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    My first project was about Al Capone and he was a super fun person to learn about. I wrote an essay and made a blueprint of the Alcatraz cell house. A cool fact I learned was that Al Capone was responsible for putting expiration dates on milk bottles. Figuring out the project process was a bit hard at first, but as time continued to move it got a lot easier. When you figure it out it gets a lot easier. I wanted to learn as much as I could on the topic of Al Capone and Alcatraz I myself would…

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    Al Capone Biography

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    Prohibition. The biography, “Al Capone” written by Rick Hornung, depicts the life of Al Capone, one of America’s most notorious gangsters within the first half of the 20th century. Based primarily in Chicago, Capone made his multimillion net worth from various illegal businesses. It was in 1920, during the height of the prohibition that his businesses such as bootlegging, gambling, prostitution, racketeering, and various other “mob” related activities skyrocketed. Although, Capone was a…

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    Al Capone Trial Essay

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    Who was Al Capone? The Road to the Trial... The government becomes increasingly concerned with gangs' actions, especially Capone's, who were affected little by the crash. Frank J. Wilson realizes that Capone has not been paying his taxes. He tracked down Al Capone's income that the prosecution would later use in their case. Wilson basically led the investigation. He amassed evidence and witnesses to show Capone's large income. Frank J. Wilson The Trial of June 16, 1931 - October 18, 1931 *Was…

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    Al Capone The 1920’s were a time of great prosperity for the American people. Organized crime was on the rise after the introduction of prohibition in 1920. Through these crime syndicates, people of all social classes could purchase and enjoy the consumption of alcohol. The most famous bootlegger, known as Al Capone, became the most notorious gangster of his time. A look at the childhood of Alphonse Capone never could have predicted the man he would become. Born on January 17, 1899, to Gabriel…

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