Your mission is to:
Write a 5 paragraph essay AND
Create a “rockin’” visual (min 4 pics)
on one of the following Gangsters:
Dutch Schultz Frank McErlane
Anthony “Tony” Accardo
The Smaldone Family of Denver Luciano “Lucky” Salvatore
Jack “Greasy Thumb” Guzik
Frank De Simone
James “Big Jim” Colosimo
The Lucchese Family of New York
Clyde Barrow & Bonnie Parker John Dillinger George “Machine Gun” Kelly Lester Joseph Gillis or George Baby Face Nelson
This MUST be typed in 12-point, readable font that is double spaced
It must include information on what gang your gangster belonged to.
Questions to answer- MUST DO!!!
i. Did they start their own gang?
ii. What was the purpose of their gang?
iii. Was that gang connected to another gang in another town?
iv. What made this person famous?
v. Did this person do anything to become more infamous (ex. St. Valentine’s Day Massacre- Capone)?
vi. What happened to your gangster?
vii. Did they go to jail or end up killed?
You will give a SHORT oral presentation to the class on your Gangster!!
Final Copy with Presentation MUST be on:
April 19th, 2016 (6 classes)
By signing this I understand that all projects turned in after this date will be a zero, with no chance to make up the work.
Student Signature: _________________
Parent Signature: __________________