Oklahoma City Bombing Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Oklahoma City Bombing
A discussion of why Timothy McVeigh bombed the Oklahoma City Federal Building.
# 97332 | 1,104 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 06, 2007 in Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Political Science (Terrorism)

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This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes the topic of terrorism in America, specifically focusing on why Timothy McVeigh bombed the Oklahoma City Federal Building. The author also assesses whether this type of attack could occur again. The paper describes the actual attack, and then gives a detailed description of the perpetrators, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. The author also examines McVeigh and Nichols' political ideologies and how they contributed to their extreme act of terrorism. The author concludes that an incident such as the Oklahoma City bombing could happen again.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Downey, Dennis B. "Terrorism and the Loss of Being." The Historian 65, no. 4 (2003): 980+.
  • Dyer, Joel. Harvest of Rage: Why Oklahoma City Is Only the Beginning. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1998.
  • Heim, David. "Seeking Justice: Timothy McVeigh and the Death Penalty." The Christian Century, 2 July 1997, 611.
  • Jones, Stephen, and Peter Israel. Others Unknown: The Oklahoma City Bombing Case and Conspiracy. New York: PublicAffairs, 1998.
  • Linenthal, Edward T. The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

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