The New Orleans Mafia Essay by The Research Group

The New Orleans Mafia
This paper explores the development of the Mafia in New Orleans.
# 71672 | 690 words | 2 sources | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Criminology (Organized Crime Studies) , Sociology (General) , Geography (General)

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This paper explains that one of the reasons that the Mafia developed in New Orleans because the city was an early center of Sicilian immigration. The author points out the cultural conditions that favored the rise of the Mafia and subsequent developments. The paper includes theories of the New Orleans' Mafia's role in the Kennedy assassination.

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"In popular imagination, the Mafia is primarily associated with the large cities of the Northeast and industrial Midwest particularly New York City and Chicago. These cities, especially New York, experienced the greatest influx of immigrants."

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