AL CAPONE

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by sweetlonnie
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Historical biographies
Grade:
9,10,11,12

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AL CAPONE

Al "Scarface" Capone was one of the most notorius gansters that have ever lived. He was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1899. His parents were poor immigrants and Al Capone went on to become the most infamous gangster in American history. In 1920 during the height of Prohibition, Capone’s multi-million dollar Chicago operation in bootlegging, prostitution and gambling dominated the organized crime scene. Capone was responsible for many brutal acts of violence, mainly against other gangsters. The most famous of these was the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929, in which he ordered the assassination of seven rivals. Capone was never indicted for his racketeering but was finally brought to justice for income-tax evasion in 1931. After serving six-and-a-half years, Capone was released. He died in 1947 in Miami. Capone’s life captured the public imagination, and his gangster persona has been immortalized in the many movies and books inspired by his exploits.

Accomplishments

1899 - Birth of Al Capone1918 - Married Mae Coughlin1925 - Capone Crime Boss1929 - Capone Killed 31929 - St. Valentine's Massacre1931 -Capone Guilty on Tax Evasion1947 - Al Capone Died

Al Capone before he was jailed his business had generated over 100 million dollars.Al Capone in his community would give out food and clothes.He killed 3 people and was able to get away with murder.

Lasting Impact

I have a great passion for crime and mystery. This caused me to major in history education so my students could also develop a passion for history.

Citations

References-The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - YouTube 88:38► 88:38www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYKVN1pM43Apr 25, 2013 - Uploaded by InfamousChicago- Al Capone and his American Boys by: William J. Helmer Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication date: 11/21/2012- St. Valentine's Day Massacre. (2014). The History Channel website. Retrieved 12:13, July 4, 2014, from http://www.history.comhttp://www.history.com/videos/st-valentines-day-massacre.

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St. Valentine's Day Massacre 1929


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