He was brought out of retirement just for them. It took him only 3 months to catch the notorious couple. They were traced down in Louisiana. Before dawn on May 23, Hamer and a group of Louisiana and Texas lawmen hid in the bushes along a country road outside Salies. When Parker and Barrow appeared, the officers opened fire, killing the couple instantly in a hail of bullets.
Alcatraz is located in San Francisco bay 1.25 miles from shore from San Francisco, California, United States. The U.S army first built Alcatraz also known as The Rock as a military prison in 1909. In 1933 America was in crises, it had great depression that unleashed a massive crime wave, criminals would rule the city and gangster would rob banks, that lead to an FBI chief requesting a petition for a super max prison. In 1934 the department of justice took over Alcatraz Island. The purpose of Alcatraz was to isolate some of America’s worst criminals; it was the toughest prison for almost 30 years and had top security level at that time. It had high level profile criminals like Machine Gun Kelly and The Bird Man. If someone broke the law they
Zodiac killer Name Institutional affiliation The Zodiac killer is one of the most infamous killers in American history. He murdered at least five people between the 1960s and 1970’s. His victims were often couples who were in secluded places around San Francisco. He received widespread media attention due to his habits of taunting the police and newspapers with coded messages.
sion, Lizzie had several reasons to kill her stepmom and dad. The crime scene is another thing that hints Lizzie killed her stepmom and dad. For example, the placement of them is very weird. Andrew was laying on a couch with 11 whacks to his face; Abby was found lying in the floor with 18 whacks to her face, but everything around them was in place (Linder, 2004).
Peterson Dorelus Enc1101 9:30 Tupac Shakur Tupac Amaru shaker was born in New York 1971; known by his stage name 2pac was an American rapper. ‘’Shakur received an education in radical politics from his mother, but he also saw some of life's hardships through her struggles with substance abuse’ ‘Tupac was like an Elvis to hip hop in my eyes. Tupac was known for his rapping, his many talents like acting, Also his beef between the East coast and the West coast. To begin, ’‘I hear Brenda's got a baby
Charles Manson was born on November 12, 1934, in Cincinnati, Ohio. His mother was a single, 16-year-old alcoholic and prostitute. At a young age, Charles’ mother wanted nothing to do with him, so he lived on the streets which is where his life of crime began. For the first 32 years of his life, Manson was in jail for half of them. He had a wife and child, but they left him after he resumed stealing cars. Because of these rejections from his mother and wife, Manson became mentally unstable and constantly strove for some kind of love.
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln On the evening of April 14, 1865, one of our greatest presidents was assassinated. His absence to life was awful and tragic. It left the nation in mourning after his death. President, Abraham Lincoln was very brave and confident. He was a role-model and showed leadership even in the toughest moments in history.
The crime as it was named, occured on Valentine’s Day, 1929. While Capone was rising to the top, he managed to make himself some rivals, like George “Bugs” Moran. Al Capone and Moran were rivals in the bootlegging business and weren't afraid to try to kill each other if necessary. Capone had already had most of his other competitors killed. (Cannon, Forsyth, 1999)
Bo Maiellaro Dr. Hasty 9th LIT 2B Assassination Paper Many people know about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. What day it was on, where he was, and who he was with. But did you know that the main suspect for the murder, Lee Harvey Oswald, was also assassinated two days after the killing of John F. Kennedy.
Dylan Roof We are taught at an early age to love one another despite the color of skin. Some kids don’t grow up in that type of household. They are taught to hate those of any other skin color but your own. Dylan Roof was a disturbed individual, who while he did not grow up with that hate being taught, acquired it after an incident in the news. Dylan lived in Charleston, SC.
During the Civil War, Missouri was a state divided not only by the Mason-Dixon Line but also by the population’s differing views on the morality of slavery and what side of the war the state was on. From this ambiguous and tenuous situation arose Jesse James – outlaw, murderer, bank robber, and folk hero. Because of the politics during Reconstruction, a figure such as Jesse James, with his personal history, was the perfect character to play both a perpetrator and a victim of his time.
The Murder of the Hollywood Starlet A young hollywood starlet was brutally murdered in 1947 with no killer identified to this day. This is real case that still puzzles investigators today. The woman in question was named Elizabeth Short, but is more widely known as the “Black Dahlia.” She was given this nickname by the press because of the sheer, black clothing she tended to wear (“The Black Dahlia Murder - Read All about it in FBI Records.”).
Jonae Josephs Research Paper- A block Lizzie Borden was born on July 19 of 1860 to Andrew Jackson Borden and Sarah Anthony Borden. Lizzie’s biological mother, Sarah, died of uterine congestion and spinal disease in 1863. Following Sarah’s death, Lizzie’s father married Abby Durfee Gray, who became Lizzie and Emma Borden’s stepmother. The case of Lizzie Borden and the axe murders of father and stepmother was one of the most popular around the time that it happened and one that is still popular to this day and age.
The website I chose for this assignment is http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-ghostdance.html. I chose this website because it looked like it had a lot of information about my topic and there were pictures on the side to help me. It also was last reviewed not too long ago so that shows that the information should be reliable and trustworthy.