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Sacco & VanzettiThere were two Italian-Americans anarchists victims of The Red Scare. They were arrested in 1920 on suspicion of armed robbery and murder. The judge at the trial said that Vanzetti may not had commited the crime but, they were both declared guilty anyway and after six years, they were eventually executed.
- Russian Revolution= communist country - Russian inmigrants were bringing similar ideas with them to the US. - Racist attitudes. - This reaction was called "The Red Scare". - 1919: wave of disturbances- Many Americans saw the strikes as dangerous signs of Communism.
The Red Scare
Communism: The state controled agriculture and the industries, taking it away from its owners.Anarchism: a belief that governmental authority and laws are not necessary.
Communism and Anarchism
Catalina Grosso &Florencia Araya