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    Al Capone Legacy

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    Al Capone, one of the most notorious crime bosses in history had obtained his fame in this period. With the help of Johnny Torrio he created a crime empire that included having police on his payroll. The legacy of Al Capone is a popular topic when talking about gangsters and criminals, but not everyone knows how big of an impact that Chicago had on its residence. Al Capone was apart of more petty…

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    Capone and Torrio killed voters in Cicero when they moved to Chicago to “rid the city of corruption” (History.com). By killing the voters, they ensured a safe business in Chicago. In 1994, Capone killed Joe Howard because he killed one of Capone’s friends. Capone dominated the illegal liquor trade in 1924. William McSwiggin tried to convict Capone of murder but failed. This was due to the eyewitnesses fearing harm and forgot all memories of the incident (Britannica).The eyewitnesses said nothing…

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    people that had a negative impact on his overall life. As he grew up he met his wife, Mary Coughlin which led him to meet his “role model” and the person who would influence his actions, Johnny Torrio. Once he was married with Mary, they had two children and moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he pledged to provide a quality life for himself and his family. He worked as a bookkeeper for a few years until his father died in 1920. Shortly after, he began talking with Johnny once again who…

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    Al Capone Research Paper

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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…

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    III. It was a long way for Capone to join the bootlegging industry, and to gain the power he did. From a young age, Alphonse Capone started engaging in illegal activities. He only went to school until he was about 13 years old and dropped out of sixth grade after hitting his teacher. He then joined a famous gang owned by Johnny Torrio, the same man who later employed him in Chicago. The gang was known as the Five Points Gang They committed petty crimes such as stealing, but nothing as serious…

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    "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 fortune estimated at $100 million as the head of the infamous crime syndicate. …

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    Al Capone Research Paper

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    know that Al Capone would develop such great concern and love from the criminal world? It was eventually that the family moved to a more multicultural place that Al Capone was exposed to various people and able to strengthen his clan and eventually become the public’s worst enemy. Schooling Al Capone studied in a Catholic school where he faced and even learnt about the brutal violence that was brought about almost unapologetically. Despite being a rather smart student, at the age of 14 Capone…

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    From the source, “America’s First Godfather,” Mike Dash talks about how the culture effected the mafia in Sicily. He first started talking about how Morello’s story was not known around the world yet. So, he explained how Morello set up crime in New York in the 1900’s. Mr. Morello was well operated before the mafia was even a big deal to screenwriters. Morello ended up getting imprisoned, then murdered. Mike Dash then goes on to talk about the culture of Sicily, where Morello had lived, had…

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    Famous People 1920s

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    Famous People in the 1920s Douglas Fairbanks - He was an American screenwriter, producer, and actor. He starred in many silent films, such as “Robin Hood” and “The Mark of Zorro”. He was a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and was the host of the Oscars in 1929 (the first). he was often referred to as “The King of Hollywood”, but his career declined after talking was introduced to movies. Charles Lindbergh - An American pilot who flew the first solo , non-stop flight from New York…

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    There are many fires around Chicago, but one of the most popular fire is THE CHICAGO FIRE is the biggest fire in Chicago. They say that the fire started at the o'Learys barn but who did it actually . Luis M Cohn was a heavy drinker and gambler. He gambled with the o learys sons. He turned over $35,000 to a school to say that the O'Learys was a fake. The O'learys had a son that was a part of the cause of the fire. To this day scientists don't know what cause the fire but they know that it…

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