History: USA 1910-1929~

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'The Sacco and Vanzetti Case'


·         On July 14th 1921 the jury gave a guilty verdict

·         The two men were executed by Electric chair on 24th August 1927

·         Later they were found not guilty as they were convicted on flimsy evidence and some witnesses withdrew their statements, although subsequent evidence still suggests Sacco may have been guilty.

·         It showed that people who were immigrants were treated badly and were being preyed upon because they were different. It exposed the unfairness of Americans legal system. 

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