Research Paper on The Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. Sacco and Vanzetti

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Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants associated with anarchists, were convicted and executed because of their political beliefs. They were convicted of the murder and theft of a paymaster and his guard, in South Braintree, Massachusetts. There has been no powerful evidence linking them to the crime. They just happened to fall into a police trap. The Sacco and Vanzetti case was unjust, unfair, and extremely one sided. Sacco and Vanzetti were convicted …

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…perfect scapegoats, they were foreigners, and had different views on society than most Americans. Work Cited Aiuto, Russel. Sacco and Vanzetti. D'Attilio, Robert. The Sacco and Vanzetti Case., 29 August 1999 Kaiser, David E. and William Young. Postmortem. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1985 Selmi, Patrick. "Social Work and the Campaign to Save Sacco and Vanzetti." Social Service Review, March 2001, pp115 - 135