Terrorism in America
A history of terrorism in America, from the founding of the republic through the present.
Anti Abortion Assassination
In 1998, Dr. Barnett Slepian was assassinated by anti abortion activist James Kopp. Kopp was convicted for murder for his part in a uniquely American form of terrorism, anti abortion violence.
2001: September 11 Attacks -- Guide to September 11 Terrorism in America
The 2001 September 11 Attacks were the most lethal terrorism in American attacks to date
1920: Wall Street Bombing--Terrorism in America
The Wall Street Bombing of 1920 was the most destructive terrorist attack to date in the United States. It helped provoke fears that anarchist or "red" terrorism in America was capable of undermining national security.
1773: Boston Tea Party: Terrorism in America
The Boston Tea Party, an act of sabotage by American colonists, is often credited with a role in prompting the American revolution. It also fulfills the definition of terrorism, and a few have argued it should be considered an early act of terrorism in America.