Essays Tagged: "italian immigrants"

3 elements that caused social problems during 1920s in America

Nativist, anti-radical sentiments emerged in a 1921 trial, the Sacco-Vanzetti Case. Two anarchists, Italian immigrants, were accused, convicted, and sentenced to die of committing murder. Many believe ... hat the men's immigrant origins and political beliefs played a part in their convictions, since all Italians and anarchists were against all government. The case evoked protests from socialists, radic ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A MLA paper for the life of Al Capone. Includes works cited and orks consulted.

Al Capone, one of the best-known Italian-American gangster, was a child of a struggling Italian immigrant family from the village of ... from the village of Castellmarre di Stabia, sixteen miles south of Naples. Capone took "the feudal Italian criminal society and fashioning it into a modern American criminal enterprise"(Bardsley). He ... o a quite, conventional family"(Bardsley). His parents where struggling for work because they where Italian immigrants and had no English speaking abilities. At age five, Capone went to public school ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capital Punishment in the United States of America.

ar old black man, Rainey Bethea. Many people have also died wrongfully. Sacco and Vangetti were two Italian immigrants that were accused of payroll robbery. Although they had alibis of there whereabou ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Research Paper on The Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. Sacco and Vanzetti

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants associated with anarchists, were convicted and executed because of their politica ... son who seemed somewhat radical. With most of the United States thinking in that way, how could two Italian immigrants who were seen as anarchists have a fair trial during this period in time? Because ... found Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti guilty of robbery and murder. The fight to save the two Italian immigrants extended until 1927. During the fight to save the men, Moore presented evidence o ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Valdese, NC: A Historic, Economic, and Educationally Thriving City.

even realize it is there. Valdese (named after its motherland Valdez, Italy) was settled in 1893 by Italian immigrants, know as the Waldensians. They fled Italy over the Alps and across the Atlantic O ... e in which this municipality resides.As already stated, this little community was vastly made up of Italian immigrants in its early childhood development, starting off with a handful that established ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ella Tambussi Grasso This is a brief expository essay on Ella Tambussi Grasso. I'm sorry but I must ask you to read the first paragraph because I cannot insert it here or I think it won't submit.

a Tambussi Grasso was born in Windsor Locks, Connecticut on May 10, 1919. She was a daughter of two Italian immigrants. She lived in Windsor Locks her entire life. She graduated from Mount Holyoke Col ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Impect of Hell

Choosing a dream is a success story of an Italian boy this essay gives us an insight of the feelings and the life of an immigrant boy. This is ... eing Mario Puzo he gives us his own perspective of how he viewed adults and how he viewed the other Italian immigrants. This essay also gives us an insight into the lives of other Italian Immigrants f ... is essay also gives us an insight into the lives of other Italian Immigrants from a viewpoint of an Italian Immigrant. Mario Puzo also mentions about his most valuable gift of retrospective falsificat ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Leadership Attributes of Lee Iacocca

arly life of Lee.Lido Anthony Iacocca was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1924. His parents were Italian immigrants who, by example, they taught the young Iacocca the values of hard work and persev ...

(8 pages) 108 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Christopher M. Sterba's Good Americans: Italian and Jewish Immigrants During the First World War Review

vidual people of the United States, but also on the American society as a whole. In Good Americans: Italian and Jewish Immigrants During the First World War, Christopher M. Sterba writes the personal ... the personal account of two distinct regiments of the United States military composed of Jewish and Italian immigrants, from New York City and New Haven respectively. Sterba argues that the involvemen ...

(4 pages) 25 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My Grandfather

pportunities needed for his family, he had to move to Canada. In 1955, on a ship packed with eager Italian immigrants just like him, he was finally making the voyage that he had always dreamed. Durin ... ed it, he put the coin in his pocket and kept it.On one side of the coin, the words "REPVBBLICA ITALIANA" are inscribed on the edge. The face of a man who looks like Caesar is in the center. On t ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sacco and Vanzetti

such events as the Red Scare and Palmer Raids. In May of 1920, the infamous trial and conviction of Italian immigrants Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti began. Since this time, there has been much ... biases and nativist mentality of the trial players in light of the defendants' anarchist views and Italian background.On the afternoon of April 15, 1920, in South Braintree, Massachusetts, two gunmen ...

(9 pages) 68 2 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Migration of Italians

Migration of Italians had started between the years of the 1940-1950 and the population of Italians in Australia ... d in Australia was given by families that had already been living in Australia. Many reasons of why Italians started migrating to Australia, was of the Post world war trends, the demographic pressure ... nited States had a large population and hadn't accepted any immigrants. The many areas in which the Italian immigrants had mainly settled were in country areas of Victoria, Queensland and Griffith, NS ...

(2 pages) 438 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Immigration

nown immigration station in America, Ellis Island. I have decided to place my focus on one culture, Italians, because New York has recently boasted the largest population of Italians in America. New Y ... boasted the largest population of Italians in America. New York seems to be the place of choice for Italian immigrants to reside, with and over ninety seven percent of the new Italian population. Comi ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My Crazy Day

aker that had one child and Vanzetti was a fish peddler in Plymouth, Massachusetts. They were both Italian Immigrants. As time went by, both Sacco and Vanzetti fell into anarchist circles within the ... llar payroll and made their getaway in a car. Witnesses to the crime said that the shooters looked Italian. This crime was similar to a robbery that took place four months earlier in the nearby town ...

(6 pages) 10 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Frank sinatra

an legend.Francis Albert Sinatra was born on Dec.12th,1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey. His parents were Italian immigrants and he grew up poor in the streets of Hoboken. Those tough early years made him a ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Italian Immigration

Between 1880 and 1920, four million Italian immigrants traversed the Atlantic to the United States. More Italian?s have migrated to the ... lantic to the United States. More Italian?s have migrated to the US then any other Europeans. These Italians came in search of the "American Dream." They were seeking a life that they could never have ... n Italy. Poverty, overpopulation, and natural disaster were all problems in Italy. This resulted in Italians seeking out employment in America to save their families from poverty.In the early 1900?s I ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

My Families' Italian Emigration

, in January, 1933 (BBC/Roadwar 2).“Poverty, overpopulation, and natural disaster all spurred Italian emigration” (Gliah 1).Life in their homeland was difficult. “For centuries Italy was ... wed hereditary land possession to determine one’s political power and social status, so many poor Italians had almost no opportunity to improve their lives” (Needham 1). “The Italian government ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

My Families' Italian Emigration

, in January, 1933 (BBC/Roadwar 2).“Poverty, overpopulation, and natural disaster all spurred Italian emigration” (Gliah 1).Life in their homeland was difficult. “For centuries Italy was ... wed hereditary land possession to determine one’s political power and social status, so many poor Italians had almost no opportunity to improve their lives” (Needham 1). “The Italian government ...

(3 pages) 479 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ethnic Groups (A Personal Reflection)

I come from a very diverse background, Italian, Polish, German, Russian, Redneck, American Indian. I?m basically a mutt. However, I will fo ... kground of my family, for the sake of this assignment.In the early 1800?s, there were not very many Italians immigrating to the United States, but at the same time Italy was becoming very overcrowded ... United States, but at the same time Italy was becoming very overcrowded ?From 1890 to 1900, 655,888 Italians arrived in the United States, of whom two-thirds were men.? (2002) America was probably a t ...

(5 pages) 106 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

ggles, Ferlinghetti communicates the issues at hand effectively.Lawrence Ferlinghetti is the son of Italian immigrants. As an Italian American, he uses his Italian background and mixes it with his Eng ... two different languages allowed him to communicate his poetry to two different cultural groups; the Italians, and the English. New York was heavily populated with Italian immigrants at the time. To It ...

(3 pages) 15 1 4.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry