Sacco and vanzetti

Were Sacco and Vanzetti convicted and eventually executed because of popular beliefs about anarchy? The majority of the evidence on Sacco and Vanzetti points to the fact that they did not receive a fair trial, but why is that? Many people of the time feel that can be attributed to the fact that both of the men were Italian immigrants. While this may have aided the feeling of hated that was already preeminent at the trial. It was not however the main reason that the two men were not given their fair trial that every one is alleged to have the right to. The main reason that Sacco and Vanzetti were convicted, and eventually executed with out the proper process of appeals, is the fact that they were members of a militant group of anarchists. Both Sacco and Vanzetti were members of a movement that was considered by many of the people of the day to be the evil advisory of the free world. This was the felling in the wake of world war one and the red scare. The movement of anarchism has never been led by a single man, but many people have been influential in its cause over the years. One such man was Luigi Galleani. During the first two decades of the twentieth century, was one of the leading Italian anarchists in America. Sacco and Vanzetti adapted many of the major policies of Luigi during their time in America. This occurrence was a direct result of the many editorials that Lugi wrote in the anarchist newsletter Cronaca Sovversiva . This newsletter was terribly influential in both Sacco and Vanzettis lives. Vanzetti himself eventually wrote for the Cronaca Sovversiva. Both Sacco and Vanzetti had been know to distribute the pamphlet, Sacco did so while he was on a break at the shoe factory. One of the most under-debated topics of this unfortunate situation is the reason that Sacco and Vanzetti turned to anarchism in the first place. Many of the sources choose to ignore this question. Both Sacco and Vanzetti came from small Ita…

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