Video Sacco Vanzetti


1) In what year were Sacco and Vanzetti arrested?

a) 1919

b) 1920

c) 1921


2) How many years were they in prison?

a) 7 years

b) 8 years

c) 9 years


3) In the town of Bridgewater how many men were involved in the robbery attempt?

a) 2

b) 3

c) 4


4) How many children did Sacco’s parents have?

a) 8

b) 13

c) 17


5) In what year did Sacco and Vanzetti arrive in the US?

a) 1908

b) 1910

c) 1912


6) At the turn of the century child labor was

a) Common

b) Uncommon


7)  Galiani believed the govt would abolish itself

a) True

b) False


8) How many cities were bombed in 1919?

a) 4

b) 5

c) 7


9) How did Salcedo die?

a) Strangled

b) Jumped out window

c) Shot by a policeman


10) Michael Stewart: supported or against anarchists?

a) Supported

b) Against


11) How did Judge Thayer feel about foreigners?

a) Supported them

b) Respected them

c) Against them


12) What was Vanzetti’s alibi?

a) He was in another town

b) He was selling fish

c) He was with his mother


13) How many years was Vanzetti sentenced to prison in the 1st trial?

a) 12-15 years

b) 17-22 years

c) 23-27 years


14) How many people were killed in the Wall Street bombing?

a) 27

b) 33

c) 22


15) How did Judge Thayer feel about attny Moore?
a) He respected him

b) He disliked him


16) How many jurors on the case were Italian?

a) 0

b) 2

c) 4


17) The eyewitnesses said they saw how many men doing the shooting at the crime?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3


18) Where did Vanzetti go to avoid the draft?

a) Italy

b) Canada

c) Mexico


19)  Were Sacco and Vanzetti armed at their arrest?

a) Yes

b) No


20) When the jury went to deliberate, how long did it take them?

a) 5 hours

b) 8 hours

c) 15 hours


21) What did the Vatican say about Sacco and Vanzetti?

a) Supported the court decision

b) Protested their fate


22) In what year did Sacco and Vanzetti appear in court to be sentenced?

a) 1928

b) 1927

c) 1929


23) How many signatures did Gov. Fuller receive, asking  him to commute the sentence?

a) Half million

b) One million

c) 1.5 million


24) What was the execution date of Sacco and Vanzetti?

a) July 22

b) August 22

c) September 22


25) Before he died what did Vanzetti do?

a) Kissed his wife

b) Cursed his accusers

c) Forgave those who did this to him


26) Date of funeral of Sacco and Vanzetti?

a) July 28

b) August 28

c) September 28


27) What happened to Judge Thayer’s home?

a) It was painted

b) It was bombed

c) It was sold


28) In what year did the governor of Mass issue a proclamation saying Sacco and Vanzetti had an unfair trail?

a) 1976

b) 1979

c) 1977