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Al Scarface Capone I chose the topic of Al Capone for this 6 weeks paper because he had the reputation as being one of Chicagos most fierce and notorious gangsters of his time Capone was one of the most famous and powerful gangsters in United States history Capone led a vicious life of crime and he lived it like a king During the 1920s he built a criminal empire in Chicago that became model for present-day organized-crime operations In spite of his reputation Capone was treated as a celebrity He was often seen riding in an armored limousine to theaters and sports arenas where he entertained guests in private boxes Capone was one of the most feared man of his times and still his name is one of the most recognized names in America today His actions he did some 70 to 80 years ago still haunt the Windy City Alphonse Capone was born in Brooklyn NY on January 17 1899 to poor Italian immigrants In 1919 Capone came to Chicago to work for a racketeer A series of gangland shootings soon left a violent and clever Capone in control of much of the citys large-scale criminal activities His gang dominated liquor gambling and prostitution rackets It fought of rival gangs with submachine guns and corrupted police and politicians with bribes One story I thought was interesting was the one about how Capone acquired the nickname Scarface Capones job at the Harvard Inn was to be the bartender and bouncer and when necessary to wait on tables In his first year Capone became popular with his boss and the customers Then his luck turned suddenly when he waited on the table of a young couple The girl was beautiful and the young Capone was entranced He leaned over her and said Honey you have a nice ass and I mean that as a
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