HIST 4205 - 08-23-06 - Wednesday Wednesday, August 23, 2006...

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Unformatted text preview: Wednesday Wednesday, August 23, 2006 10:59 AM Nicola Sacco Bartolommeo Vanzetti Webster Thayer William J. Simmons Edward Clark Elizabeth Tyler David Stephenson Migration/Urban League "New Negro Harlem Renaissance Marcus Garvey Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) Anti-immigrant sentiment Lots of examples Nicola Sacco and Vanzetti (Italians) Arrested for Murder May 1920 Paymaster and his guard in MA Generally fit description of men leaving scene Did have alibis Sacco was at Italian consulate Vanzetti was at market selling fish When questioned, both carrying ammunition and pistol Lied Vocal about radicalism Admitted anarchist 1917 - ran from US instituted draft All used against them Police never looked for anyone else Trial began in May 1921 No Italians on jury Probably prejudged Judge - Webster Thayer Allowed their radicalism to be used against them in case He disliked anarchist and radicalism Heard making reference to those "anarchist bastards" Anyone that could identify one or both were called to testify Anyone that could supply alibi was not allowed to testify...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HIST 4205 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '06 term at Valdosta State University .

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HIST 4205 - 08-23-06 - Wednesday Wednesday, August 23, 2006...

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