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1

_____________ broke out between New York City's two biggest Italian-American criminal gangs

Castellammerese War

2

Crime boss _____________ crowned boss of all bosses

Salvatore Maranzano

3

___________ had Salvatore Maranzano murdered

Lucky Luciano

4

Lucky Luciano Organizes the Commission
____ families

20

5

After Prohibition ________ move into other activities

Mafia

6

Charles Luciano was born in ______ and moved to NYC

Sicily

7

Charles Luciano started crime at an early age
He started a _______

racket

8

Charles Luciano Joined a gang- Accused of several murders, ________ convicted

never

9

Charles Luciano
Late 1920's,-chief aide to ______________

Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria

10

Charles Luciano
Against:

Old World Mafia ideals of respect, loyalty and honor

11

Charles Luciano
In 1931- eliminated the remaining Sicilian mafia and started ___________

"American Mafia"

12

Who was a Jewish mobster?

Meyer Lansky

13

Meyer Lansky was known as "____________"

"Mob banker"

14

Meyer Lansky
__________ character in the Godfather

Hyman Roth

15

Who quit 6th grade?

Al Capone

16

Who was Al Capone's boss?

Jonny Torrio

17

Al Capone
1925 Chicago mob boss after _________________

assassination attempt on his boss

18

Al Capone was known as __________

"Scarface"

19

Who went to Alcatraz?

Al Capone

20

When was the St. Valentine's Day Massacre?

February 14, 1929

21

What was St. Valentine's Day massacre

Murder of 6 mobsters and a mechanic of the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran

22

What was the struggle of the St. Valentine's Day massacre?

Struggle- Irish American gang and the South Side Italian gang (Al Capone)- for control of organized crime in Chicago

23

As organized crime syndicates grew throughout the Prohibition era, territorial disputes often transformed America's cities into violent battle grounds. _______________________ consequently between 1920 and 1933.

Homicides, burglaries, and assaults