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Al Capone The Great Depression had strong effects on many families in the early 1900s Many people were left with out jobs or homes to reside in Most unemployed workers turned to the West such as California to search for new jobs to support their families Realizing once they had gotten there that most opportunities had been taken Steinbeck Then there are the others who took matters in their own hands Revolting against the government became a new trend Al Capone was the single greatest leader of illegal scams which defied the United States government during the 1920s prohibition era Al Capone was born on January 17 1899 in Brooklyn New York Baptized Alphonse Capone by his father Gabriele and his mother Teresina Capone was the first of his family to be born and conceived in America Bardsley He grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two kid gangs the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors Kobler 11 Capone at age fourteen was expelled from school when he physically lost his temper with his teacher He never went to school again Bardsley Between scams he was a clerk in a candy store a pin boy in a bowling alley and a cutter in a bookbindery Halper 102 At age 18Capone became part of the notorious Five Points gang in Manhattan and worked as a bouncer and a bartender in the Harvard Inn owned by gangster Frankie Yale While working at the Inn Capone insulted a beautiful lady and was attacked by her brother This was where Capone received the infamous facial scars which lead to his nickname Scarface Bergreen 16 Capone later went on to work for Frankie Yales old mentor John Torrio Torrio noticed Capones potential strength and intelligence Soon Capone was helping Torrio manage his bootlegging business Capone was made Torrios right-hand man and together they controlled saloons gambling houses and brothels Kobler 13
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