How Did Al Capone Influence Chicago

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Al Capone Al Capone, a mob boss. In 1920s the mob was at its peak. The mob made alcohol, had prostitutes and gambled during the prohibition. The prohibition was when the 18th amendment was passed, the 18th amendment banned alcohol in the United States. Capone was one of the more well known mob bosses. He made 100 million annually. Capone influence the United States by doing what he wanted, he influenced todays law system, and helped Chicago 's people through tough times. Capone did what he wanted First thing is Capone did some of his most well know activities for his church. Capone was Catholic, in the catholic religion the people take communion. Communion is when people drink wine and eat bread at the church. Capone got wine to take with the bread. He protested the prohibition for his religion, said in this, "Gangsters like Al Capone…show more content…
Capone also showed kids not to do what he does. He told kids not to join in the stuff he led and he also wouldn’t accept kids into the mob. He wouldn’t put hits out on kids or girls, he made sure they were safe, most of the time. After he passed away his wife even tried to protect her son from what her husband did ,said in this excerpt "Mae Capone, wife of Al Capone and a devout Catholic, urged their only son "not to do what your father did. He broke my heart." He tried not to get his family involved. To sum everything up Capone was a very big influence to America. He did what he thought was right for his church, for himself and made a ton of money while he was doing what he wanted. He changed the law by making detectives go further into investigations, got the Volstead Act passed. Capone 's childhood showed the police how bad kids were and that they also needed to look out for kids. Capone helped people through the tough times right before the great depression, he produced jobs, got his people want they wanted, and influenced women and kids not to do what he did. Al Capone did a lot to influence this
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