Social Studies - 2019-20
WHII.14d - Impact of Terrorism
The student will apply social science skills to understand the global changes during the early twenty-first century by
d) analyzing the increasing impact of terrorism.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Both developed and developing nations of the world have faced challenges brought about by increased terrorism.
Terrorism is the use of illegal violence to achieve political ends.
Examples of international terrorism
Terrorist attacks in the United States (e.g., 9/11/2001) motivated by extremism (Osama bin Laden)
Governmental responses to terrorist activities
Review of privacy rights
Security at ports and airports
Identification badges and photos
Interrogations and detentions of suspected terrorists
European Union (EU)
Osama bin Laden
President George W Bush
President Barack Obama