Basics of the Mob: A Beginner's Guide (Part 1)


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In this episode, history buff and mob aficionado Jacob Stoops provides a high-level 101-style overview of the origins of the American mob dating back to its beginnings.

The goal of this episode is to set the table with some foundational information so that future viewers or anyone who needs a quick download to catch up on the basics can simply refer back to this episode series.

Topics discussed in Part 1 include:

  • Where did the American Mob originate?
  • How did the Mafia come to America?
  • What was the Black Hand?
  • What was the most significant event that propelled the creation of the American Mob?

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