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1 What is terrorism? Discuss this with the 3 people closest to you. Choose one member of your group to send your group’s definition to Poll Everywhere.

2 What types of actions might be considered terrorism? Discuss this with the 3 people closest to you. Choose one member of your group to send your group’s list to Poll Everywhere.

3 Smartboard Game: Terrorism OR Political Violence?

4 Terrorist Attacks on the USA DATEEVENTDEATHS 1988, Dec 21 PanAm flight 103 over Scotlandplane bomb kills 259 onboard + 11 on ground 1993, Feb 26 NY World Trade Center Garagecar bomb kills 6, injures ~1, , April 19 OK City Federal Buildingcar bomb kills “Unabomber” nation-wide bombing campaign against modern technology planted/mailed home-made bombs kill 3; injure , June 25 Apt complex in Saudi Arabia truck bomb kills 19 US soldiers living there; injures , Aug 7 US Embassies in Kenya & Tanzania bomb kills 190; injures ~5, , Oct 12 USS Cole at port in Yemenbomb kills 17 US service personnel; 39 injured 2001, Sept 11 9/11 al Qaeda terrorists hijack 4 US planes 2 crashed into the World Trade Center N&S Tower, 1 into Pentagon, 1 in PA field nearly 3,000 killed 2001, Sept 18-Oct 09 Amerithrax Letters w/ anthrax mailed to news media offices & 2 Democratic U.S. Senators, kill 5 & infect 17.

5 Video: Oklahoma City Bombing Class Discussion: September 11 th Video: History Channel Timeline Summary Complete 9/11 section of “Terrorist Attacks” chart in your notes Look at Rubenstein page255. Look at Rubenstein page 282. What do you see?

6 Is Mali the Next Afghanistan?


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