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Ed tech 541 9.11 slides

  1. 1. Terrorism & 9/11
  2. 2. NOTES Label: Response, Beginnings, Modern/Techniques, Moti ves, Around the World, 9/11 Terrorism
  3. 3. Objectives: • Students will be able to list a timeline of the events surrounding 9/11 • Students will be able to label basic characteristics of terrorist groups • Students will be able to collaborate with small groups and partners to synthesized researched information.
  4. 4. Response: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
  5. 5. Think-Pair-Share Think Pair Share Respond in your notes Share with partner (2-3 minutes) Share your responses with class
  6. 6. What is Terrorism??? • =is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion
  7. 7. Modern Terrorism • Since 1960s- 19,000 terrorist attacks have occurred worldwide • Why? To bring attention to their goals and get media attention • Motives? Radical religious, cultural • Willing to use any method to kill their enemies
  8. 8. Terrorist Methods • Involve violence • Most common weapons: bombs and bullets • Target: crowded places where people normally safe- subway stations, bus stops, restaurants, shopping malls • Sometimes terrorists attack places that symbolize part of their goals (ie: Twin Towers)
  9. 9. Cyberterrorism • = politically motivated attacks on information systems • Hacking, viruses • Responding to Terrorism: • Many governments work hard to target terrorists
  10. 10. Terrorism Around the World • 1. Middle East • Many terrorists have roots to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict • Many believe the only way is to settle the land issue, but violence still continues
  11. 11. 2. Europe • Catholic Irish Republican Army (IRA) vs. British (because Britain opposed control of Northern Ireland)
  12. 12. 3. Asia • Afghanistan (southwest Asia) has become a haven for international terrorists after the Taliban came to power in 1996 • Osama bin Laden= Saudi Arabian, Afghanistan, mountain hideouts, al-Qaeda • Japan- religious cult, “Supreme Truth”
  13. 13. History of al-Qaeda • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lmy0vHkmL0
  14. 14. 4. Africa • Al-Qaeda operated in many African countries • 1998- bombings at the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
  15. 15. 5. Latin America • Narcoterrorism= terrorism linked to drug trafficking • FARC= Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia- left winged guerrilla group, links to narco
  16. 16. The map below, compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston, and last updated 24 August 2008, shows the worst terrorist attacks, worst meaning attacks resulting in 100 or more fatalities:
  17. 17. Attack on the US • September 11, 2001 • WTC, Pentagon • 3,000 died in attack • Later threat- anthrax
  18. 18. Attack on South Tower • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lKZqqSI9-s
  19. 19. 9/11 Tribute Clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oOW-1OwtCA
  20. 20. Ground Zero • 9/11 Interactive Map: http://www.history.com/interactives/witness- to-911
  21. 21. What will the new WTC look like? • http://www.his tory.com/inter actives/world- trade-center- reborn
  22. 22. US Responds • Osama bin Laden • Antiterrorism Measures • Department of Homeland Security • “Sleepers” • USA Patriot Act= antiterrorism bill • Aviation Security
  23. 23. President Bush’s Speech • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta8UBqsvwyE
  24. 24. 9/11 Survivor • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IipKqoF4mOk
  25. 25. What Would You Do? Muslims in America • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvIDqgyK8fw
  26. 26. Update: Osama bin Laden Killed Watch Obama’s Speech: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V0ISgosTlQ
  27. 27. Review Quiz: (7points) 1.How would you define terrorism? (1 point) 2. What is one other example (besides 9/11) of terrorism? (1 point) 3. Who planned and executed the attack on 9/11? (1 point) 4. How did the US Government respond?Give 2 examples(2 points) 5. What are two methods terrorists use? (2 points)
  28. 28. Quiz ANSWERS 1. Where does terrorism come from? How would you define it? ANSWER: the word come from the French Revolution and the "Reign of Terror," but we don't know where it started. is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion 2. What is one other example (besides 9/11) of terrorism? ANSWER: bus bombings, blowing up of government buildings, kidnappings...etc
  29. 29. Quiz ANSWERS 3. Who planned and executed the attack on 9/11? ANSWER: Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda 4. How did the US Government respond? ANSWER: Bush said he would punish those involved, beginning of the War in Afghanistan 5. What are two methods terrorists use? ANSWERS: guns, bombs, explosives, anthrax...etc

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