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
Alcatraz Why is Alcatraz so horrible to be in when You are a prisoner? An island that was surrounded by shark infested water held alcatraz. Alcatraz held the worst prisoners of all time. In alcatraz they are not afraid to shoot if you are doing something that you are not suppose to do. They keep a good look out on all the prisoners.
The book “Al Capone Does My Shirts” is based on a group of kids growing up on Alcatraz Island, which holds a prison full of felons murders and many other convict’s one of the most dangerous prisons of them all. The author Genniffer Choldenko
Alcatraz was used for prisoners, very dangerous prisoners. Prisoners who murdered people,prisoners who sold liquors and also drugs,prisoners who also kidnapped humans. Those prisoners went to Alcatraz. How is Alcatraz different from other prisons, you might ask. One way Alcatraz is different from other prisons is because Alcatraz was a super max prison.
A few things went wrong, which made people question how effective this prison really was. Afterall they couldn’t talk, if they did or disobeyed something else they had to go to a dark place. Called the hole, this entire place could make someone go crazy. Prisoners actually managed to escape, even the slightest wrong thing is a huge open door for escape. A couple people escaped, Teddy Cole, Ralph Roe,John Anglin, Clarence Anglin, Bernie Coy and Frank Morris.
The Yuma territorial Prison is a former prison located in yuma, Arizona, Opened in 1875, it is one of the yuma crossing and Associate sites on the National Register of Historic places in the Yuma crossing National Heritage area. Three significant this about the prison is the Education of yuma,The economy of the Yuma territorial prison , and how after the closing of the prison it became very useful. If the prison would have stayed open there would have been more reason to write about but it turned into a national park by the United States of America. And people now go there to see how it was to be a prison in the 1800-1900.
Over a century ago in 1875 the construction began in what is now known as the Yuma Territorial Prison. Known to be one of many of Yuma’s historical artifacts the Territorial Prison was in operation for thirty three years, holding up to 3,069 prisoners and obtaining its first prisoner on July 1, 1876. Although the Yuma Territorial Prison was viewed as having a bad reputation, it actually treated the inmates fairly well. The prison maintained rules which were enforced and followed by the inmates.
Lastly, there was no use for Alcatraz anymore due to they lifted the prohibition act ,and there wasn 't as much murders as there was before due to the lift of the prohibition act. That was why Alcatraz had to close Alcatraz was a one of a kind super max prison that had to close. It had it’s up 's and downs as a prison but it always found a way to keep prisoners out of trouble. Now it is a tourist attraction raking in big money
The difference between internal and external conflict is that internal conflict is within the being of the character, whereas external conflict is environmental, meaning it takes place outside the characters own being. An example from the story of internal conflict is Moose's dislike of being on Alcatraz Island. An example of external conflict is Moose's need for time with his parents when they have job and family obligations that take them away from
As follows in the next several paragraphs I will educate you on the historical significance of the prison as well as give descriptions of the prison and also inform you about the inmates, the way they lived within the prison and sadly the way some
After the prison was not running they used it for acting sets and homeless shelter and a school what was is known as Yuma High School. The school that was built after that was Kofa High School were famous people came out of it and later on other high schools were brought up because the population went out the roof. It kept criminals off the street rather than being out and murdering
The lookout tower is my favorite facility in the park. I would go to the top of the tower every time to feel the gentle sea breeze and fresh air. It is just my imagination as I never go there in summer, but I bet it would be so relaxing to enjoy the wind after sweating. What is more, it is fun to observe things happening around from the lookout tower. Sometimes I see families flying kites or riding bike, the blue sky is just the best canvas for the colorful kites to decorate with.