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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 because of their radical beliefs and ethnic background On the evening of May 5 1920 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti fell into a police trap set up for the suspects in the Braintree crime The Braintree crime was a crime in which two gunmen fired on a paymaster and his guard carrying 15776 at 3 PM on April 15 1920 in a small industrial town south of Boston named South Braintree Massachusetts The gunmen took the cash boxes and took off in a waiting automobile This type of brutal murder and robbery was not uncommon in post World War I America therefore at this stage in the crime it only aroused local interest DAttilio When approached by police Sacco and Vanzetti were both carrying guns and lied to police during questioning Although they were not originally under suspicion they were held and accused for the Braintree Crime According to Robert DAttilio the police trap they had fallen into had been set up for a friend of theirs who was suspected primarily because he was a foreign born radical While neither Sacco nor Vanzetti had any previous criminal record they were recognized as anarchist militants These events were the beginning of twentieth-century Americas most notorious political trial DAttilio Sacco and Vanzettis arrest coincided with a time of intense political repression in American history the Red Scare 1919-20 The Red Scare had a major impact on the arrest and trial of Sacco and Vanzetti During the early 1920s people in the United
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