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Historical and current information about Terrorism and 9/11

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"Terrorism is the use or threat of violence to create fear and alarm.  Terrorism is usually committed to promote a movement or cause.  Acts committed by terrorists have included setting off bombs, murdering and kidnapping people, and hijacking airplanes."  (Source:  Mackaitis, Tom. "Terrorism." The World Book Encyclopedia. vol. 19. 2012. Print.)

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Field of Empty Chairs Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

McGehee, J.R. (2016). Field of Empty Chairs, Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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