America's Struggle with Terrorism

America's Struggle with Terrorism

by Mark Friedman

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Read about the many terrorist attacks against the United States that have occurred throughout history and how they continue to shape our nation today. Inside you will find out:

When the earliest terrorist attacks occurred;

What motivates terrorists to attack innocent people;

And how the U.S. government has worked to fight terrorism.

Cornerstones of Freedom™ brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history with engaging text, primary source materials, historical photographs, maps, and timelines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531250266
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Cornerstones of Freedom, Third Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Setting the Scene: Terror Comes to America 6

Chapter 1 Terrorism and the Civil War 8

Chapter 2 Anarchists in the USA 16

Chapter 3 Foreign Terrorists and America 24

Chapter 4 The Oklahoma City Bombing 32

Chapter 5 September II, 2001 42

Map of the Events: What Happened Where? 52

The Story Continues: The War on Terror 54

Influential Individuals 56

Timeline 58

Living History 60

Resources 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

About the Author 64

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