William Tweed was best known as “Boss Tweed”. He was best known for his sneaky ways and his sneaky ways which helped him find his way into jail. He served some time in jail and even died there. He was an American Politician and with his “Tweed Ring” associates started to financially drain New York City by wrongly taking large amounts of money. Tweed was born the Southeastern part of New York City in 1823.
During Kristallnacht (“The night of the broken glass”), 8,000 Jewish businesses were destroyed, 30,000 Jews taken to concentration camps. Almost 2,000 through 2,500 deaths were caused by the terrible events of that horrible night. This tragedy was not only the SS and SA carrying out this persecution but it was met with involvement of many German citizens. German citizens aren’t as innocent as history makes them. Now there were some Germans who opposed to the Holocaust, that were afraid to speak out because Hitler was so powerful at the time.
About 250 prostitutes are having unprotected sex and are spreading it. The women that are affected with it cannot receive the help they need. Diseases and problems like this is the biggest problem and why it should not be legalized. (would) Immigration is also a big reason. Immigrants are abducted and taken to American to be old every day.
My 1920’s mobster setting for Macbeth is based on my interest in the time period and the mobsters that ruled the cities and applies to the theme of power and control that is portrayed in Macbeth. In this version Macbeth is similar to Al Capone. He rises to be the most powerful mobster in control of the city and all its inhabitants and eventually becomes corrupted and gets caught and thrown into jail. He spends his time in jail focusing on his loss of power and drives himself insane convincing himself that he’s still who he once was.
Fitzgerald subtly weaves themes of organized crime throughout the novel through Gatsby’s questionable fortune as well as through the mysterious figure Meyer Wolfshiem. Furthermore, the world of organized crime was a theme that was consult brought up throughout the 1920s into the 30s. This is due to the fact that at every party held by anyone wealthy, there was alcohol there, which is in clear violation of the 18th amendment. This much can be proven in the quote: “Chicago had more than 7,000 drinking parlors, or speak-easies, so named because patrons had to whisper code-words to enter.
In the late 1860s, most of New York’s finances were in Tweed’s hands. Tweed is a legend to this day for the corruption he did at New York City in years just after the Civil War. America was already hurting from all the money they had to use after the war but New York city was about to have a war of their own Tweed Ring running New York City. The members of the “Tweed Ring” were all hand chosen by Tweed himself, Tweed wanted to make sure whoever was part of the government was going to be on his side with whatever choices he made when corrupting the city. The Tweed Ring lasted a while before the public outrage turned against him and he was prosecuted more than
“The Gangs of New York Assignment” “The Gangs of New York” interpreted many aspects of the Gilded Age including politics, immigration, and racism. When the immigrants, which were mostly Irish, came to New York they were treated very poorly. When arriving to America the immigrants were shouted at to go back home and had items thrown at that them when departing the boats that they arrived on. When the Irish came to America a countless amount of them had an illness, this then led to New York being called a “City of fever.” If you had an illness as an immigrant you were put back onto a ship and you were sailed back to where you had came from.
This needs to be fixed by wiping out the drug cartel and rebuilding the government. Corruption within Mexico had long existed even before Mexico was its own independent country. After being under Spain’s rule for three centuries, the country faced continuous political
London riots came to the crisis to London communities, and they persist to be a crucial issue to the London governments. The riots occurred between August 6-10, 2011 in London and major English cities. Thousands of people participated in the destruction and looting, costing the property depredation around $ 50 million, and the police inability to scale up their responses to the riots. Motivated by deadly shooting a young man of mixed race from Tottenham, during a Trident operation planned by police, Mark Duggan. What began as a peaceful protest into an aggressive disorder.
The death of Notorious B.I.G brought relevance to the discussion regarding conflicts of violence in American rap culture with regards to gang culture within urban black American youth culture. Basu explains how violent events and shootings among rap artists give rap culture a bad reputation which receives a lot of medial attention. However, the violent nature which hip-hop at times carries can be consider to be the tip of the iceberg of the deeply rooted social and economical aspects of the rap culture. In the 90’s, when this article was released, hip hop had gained a lot of economic power in the music industry and it is explained how rap music had become a channel for the unprivileged urban youth to take charge over their own situation and tell their side of the story. Music associated and developed in black culture has, since the 30’s, been marketed and sold by white companies.
1B) The message conveyed by the source is Alexander the second and Abraham Lincoln are alike in many ways. They were both leaders of powerful nations, and was considered radicals of their time. The both emancipated the underclass citizens (the slaves and the serfs), and the both emancipated them for similar reasons. Alexander like Abraham Lincoln emancipated the citizens at the bottom of the hierarchy because he was forced to.
Those people moved to the city, where yet again they found themselves out of employment due to the Industrial Revolution making things more efficient. With no other method to support themselves, the farmers turned to crime to make a living. Although there were over 200 crimes that were punishable by death, including impersonating an Egyptian (Convict Creations N.A, N.D), many of those were not carried out, instead the criminals being banished to America. As a result of this, when the British lost the U.S. as a dumping ground for malefactors, the prisons began overflowing, and eventually even the hulks, a decommissioned war ship began running out of space. When the British were in desperate need of a colony where it could send its prisoners, Captain Cook found fertile land and foreign plants on the east coast of Terra Australis Incognito in 1770 (ADB N.A, 1966).
This also included Hitler. There weren’t nearly as many members as it had seemed which led to Hitler even being ashamed of it. It got so bad that the U.S. forces had actually came together to go against the Bund. Thomas Dewey, a prosecutor, and New York mayor Fiorella LaGuardia seized the Bund’s financial records and Frits Kuhn was charged with ground larency and forgery for cheating the Bund’s bank account and was sent to prison. After those two events happened the Bund later then died out.
Over the course of history many mob bosses and gangsters have made history and left there marks in cities all over the world. Mobsters like "Lucky" Luciano or Al Capone but one of the most feared gangsters known for his violence is Dutch Shultz. Dutch Shultz real name is Arthur flegenheimer he was born and raised in the Bronx of New York on 8/6/1902. His father left his mother when he was fourteen. He was raised in German Jewish family.