Worksheet for The Untouchables and a ppt on the basics about the rise of the Mafia in Chicago. The ppt stops where Eliot Ness gets called in- it does not talk abotu the arrest of Capone or his subsequent death from syphillus.
This is an R rated film, so get permission slips from students.
The film is a cinematic masterpiece, and students love it. It has information about Prohibition, the Volstead Act, bootlegging, mafia control, corruption, and the beginnings of the FBI. It is not 100% accurate, and part of your formative assessment should be discussing the histocial innacuracies.