Whose “Terrorism”?

Contributed By: Jordan Sudermann
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Zinn Education Project
Author: Bill Bigelow
Collection: Zinn Education Project
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved

This article and lesson activity from Bill Bigelow challenges students to reconsider what we define as “terrorism” in the wake of September 11. It presents students with a number of situations and asks them to determine if the situation describes an act of terrorism, and if so, who would be considered the terrorists. While the situations are not limited to the Middle East, this activity does challenge the stereotypes connecting terrorism and the Middle East. Note: a free account with Zinn Education Project is required to access this resource. >

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