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    Al Capone Throughout America's history there have been many famous criminals, John Dillinger, John Gotti, Lucky Luciano, just to name a few. However, due to his extreme wealth and Godfather like status, the most notorious and famous one might have been Al Capone. Alphonse Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 17, 1899 to immigrants from Naples, Italy. At a very young age, he became involved in organized crime by quitting school after sixth grade and joining a local neighborhood

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    Al capone There have been a lot of things written and said about Al Capone in newspapers and magazine articles, books, and movies that is completely untrue. One of the most common fictions is that like many gangsters of that era, he was born in Italy. Absolutely not true. This amazing criminal was strictly domestic, taking the Italian criminal society and fashioning it into a modern American criminal enterprise. Certainly many Italian immigrants, like immigrants of all nationalities, frequently

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    Al Capone I: Al Capone was born in New York City in 1899. His father, Gabriel and his wife, Teresa, came to America in 1894. They brought their two kids, Vincenzo, and Raffaele. In 1895 their third son was born, who they named Salvatore. II: The Capone family was nice and quit, Gabriel never hit the kids, he just "preached" to them and they'd listen. "...nothing about the Capone family was inherently disturbed, violent, or dishonest." Gabriel became an American citizen in 1906, his children all

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    Al Capone is one of the most recognized names in American history. Capone ran the City of Chicago with illegal activities. He appeared many times on newspapers all over the country. Every one of us has heard of Al Capone, but most of us don’t k now the story behind him. What made him to be the most feared gangster in the city of Chicago? How did this kid from a rough neighborhood and no money grow up to have $60,000,000? I’ve always been fascinated with organized crime but had never been taught

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    Al Capone 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 20s 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 city’s largest prostitution and gambling

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    History History Fair Project 3/13/14 Al Capone’s career in Chicago In the 1920s, Al Capone Came to Chicago and expanded his criminal system. He came to spark many problems that affected the way that the police and jury members, expanding the justice system in Chicago. What made Al Capone come to Chicago? Why was so feared and hated by other gang members? Why did he start organized crimes? And who supplied him with weapons? This essay is going to talk about why Al Capone came to Chicago. To talk about

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    Al Capone 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 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Al Capone's mug shot, 1931. 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 "kid gangs," the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty

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    Al Capone was one of the most notorious gangsters in American History. He was born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York to Gabriel Capone and Teresina Capone, poor Italian immigrants. Capone lived a conventional childhood, his father a barber, and his mother a seamstress. Al Capone lived in Brooklyn with 7 siblings in a tenement, but later moved to the outskirts of brooklyn to a better home. He was a good student in school, but ended up having to retake sixth grade because he was falling behind. One time

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    2014 Public Enemy Number 1: Al Capone Brooklyn, 1899, Al Capone was born. Nothing in his childhood would have predicted what was to become of him later in life. Who also knew he would make 60 million dollars a year from selling illegal liquor later in life? Al Capone would go on to become one of the most notorious gangsters of American history till this day. Al Capone was born to Italian immigrants who came to America seeking opportunities and a better life. The Capones were living a typical life

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    The Life of Al Capone

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    Everybody knows Al Capone was a famous gangster, but how many actually know his full story. He was  born in Brooklyn, New York  in 1899 to two poor immigrant parents. He quit school in only the sixth grade and soon after joined a gang, whose leader was Johnny Torrio. While working at a bar, he made a remark at a woman that got him slashed across the face. Because of this event, Capone received his nickname, “Scarface”. While Capone was in the gang, the Prohibition Amendment was enacted. The enactment

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