On July 27, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia a bomb was detonated at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. One person was killed from the blast, and nearly 100 people were injured. However, the blast was believed to have had the ability to kill many more if it was not for one man. Richard Jewell was a former deputy sheriff and security guard for a college. Jewell was working a temporary job as a security guard at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when he found a suspicious backpack (Sack, 2013).
Boston Marathon Bombing The Boston Marathon Bombing was a big and terrifying event. This event injured many people. In this essay I will tell you who the terrorists were that planned and were a part of the attack. I will also tell you what the bomb was made of and I will tell you about the final outcome of the bombing. (History.com) There were only two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack.Twentysix year old Tamerian & nineteen year old Dzhopkartarvu Ev where the two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack.
Resulting in continuous threat to human lives and disruption of normality hence enforcement of war measures act was required to curb the situation. In 7 years leading to 1970, FLQ used terror tactics to communicate their message to people and detonated almost 100 mailbox bombs across Quebec causing high number of injuries and millions of worth of property loss. These bombings occurred particularly the city of Westmount, which was predominantly an English speaking city. Besides Westmount, Montreal City Hall, railway tracks, army installations, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police recruitment offices were also targeted at different occasions to give a symbolic message to the government. first casualty of these bomb attacks was a 65 year old veteran who was one month away from his retirement.
It had been a few months since Farook 's last back-and-forth with these people, who officials said were not considered high priority. FBI official: 'What is the motivation for this? ' As to what role those communications played in the San Bernardino carnage, the official said, "We don 't know yet what they mean." Added Bowdich, from the FBI: "That is the big question for us: What is the motivation for this?" San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan echoed that sentiment, while adding that whatever led the two to launch Wednesday 's assault, they could have killed more had they survived.
The Weather Underground bombed a police substation in San Francisco where San Francisco Police Sergeant John Young was killed by the blast (). There were also Weather Underground members involved with an armed robbery of an armored truck where three police officers were killed by the Weather Underground(). Also, three members of the Weather Underground, who were killed while attempting to make a bomb ().
The first homemade bomb exploded at a university in Chicago in 1978. Although, not known as the Unabomber yet, his antics continued sporadically over the next seventeen years. In the FBI case file, it stated that along the way, he sowed fear and panic, even threatened to blow up airliners in flight. This home grown terrorist was the worst in American history. After reading this summary, you will have a clear understanding of the sheer terror that Theodore (Ted) Kaczynski cause for over a decade in America.
The police say that members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb near the church. Four young girls, 11-year-old Denise McNair and 14-year-old Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, and Carole Robertson, were crushed by falling debris. Several others were injured in the tragedy. There had been many bombings around Birmingham, but this was the first
This proves that he would do crazy things to get what he wanted when he wanted it. During his time in the United States, Lee Harvey Oswald began working in a photo lab in Dallas, where he had the equipment to make a new identity: Alek J. Hidell. He bought a gun under this name and the name was linked to the weapon that killed Kennedy (Breslow 14 and 16). Months before the assassination, the same gun that killed the President, was fired in the home of an Army general (Breslow 18) . Lee Harvey Oswald was not an American, he hated everything the country stood for and anyone who supported
On Monday morning July 3, the company again was preparing for another day of search and rescue work. At 7:30 a.m., while the men were loading into a truck just outside their billet, a V-1 bomb dropped suddenly out of the morning London haze. The force of the bomb completely destroyed one billet and nearly two others. The troop filled truck was blasted into the side of the buildings. It was the single most loss of life of U.S. servicemen in Great Britain, 62 men of the 130th were killed in the explosion, among those killed were S/Sgt Robert H. Cooke, S/Sgt., Philip J. Conley, and T/Sgt.
(CNN para.4) The killing of Osama bin Laden was justifiable due to the fact that he was the mastermind behind many attacks, including September 11, and has killed countless innocent civilians in different countries. Osama bin Laden and Al Queda performed 62 attacks between 1962 and 2005. The first attack was on December 29, 1962 and while only two tourists were killed, it was the beginning of a lifetime of terror. Their last attack was on August 19, 2005, when two rockets were fired into an Israeli port killing one man. Over the course of the attacks, approximately 10,000 innocent men, women, and children were killed.
Furthermore, he had $34,000 in back taxes. In 2009, he set his house of fire committing arson and insurance fraud. What made the case weird was that he climbed out the house in scuba gear claiming he needed it to breathe. Marin had intentionally wanted to commit insurance fraud by collecting the fire insurance payout for his burned home. When sent to court in Maricopa County he was found guilty of arson and the sentence could have been 10 to 20 years.
On November 22, 1963, two shots struck President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and killed him during a public parade in Dallas. Two days after the assassination, the police brought Lee Harvey Oswald to the basement of the Dallas police headquarters (History). Oswald was then formally charged with assassinating the president of the United States. Additionally, former Secretary of State, John Kerry, told NBC News “To this day, I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone” (“John Kerry Believes in JFK Assassination Conspiracy”). According to a poll taken in 2013, 62 percent of Americans believe the murder of President Kennedy had a broader plan behind it: another 62 percent suspect a cover-up involved in the assassination (The Washington
After the long and mysterious fifty two years people still do not know what happened to John F. Kennedy. There are so many theories about the truth and what happened on that day yet no one knows the truth. People think that JFK died to every possible outcome there is to Lee Harvey Oswald did it to his own wife killing him. There are so many ideas but how can you narrow it down to a few people when only a third of the population is still alive when the assassination happened. While JFK was doing everything he could do to keep America safe and protected from many things, he still paid the ultimate price for his cause.
Osama Bin Laden, part of the FBI’s top ten most wanted fugitives, was a suspect of several terrorist attacks against Americans (Murdico 7). Bin Laden was the financier and leader of Al Qaeda, an enormous worldwide terrorist organization which killed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians(4). However, the road to his future actions started when he was just a kid. In 1967, when Bin Laden was only ten years old, he inherited 250 million dollars after his father, Mohammed Bin Laden had died in a car crash(11). Later on, Bin Laden would use this money to help fund his terrorism campaign against the United States.
Why is the federal government sentencing the rancher Steve and Dwight twice on an arson charges? The Hammond’s residing from Oregon, they owned a ranch near to a government property. On 2001 Steve and Dwight started a fire on a government property and burn approximately hundreds of acres. The Hammond’s were initially charges for their first offense. The father and son received their arson charges for starting a fires that they both served.