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.
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