History of Terrorism from the American Revolution to Present Day

Identify and examine the history of terrorism from the American Revolution to present day, and the effect it has on governments, communities, businesses, and individuals. Address the following areas:

- Describe how the Russian revolution and the Irish Republican Army influenced terrorism in the Western hemisphere.

- Compare and contrast the differences in left-wing, guerilla ideological terrorism and the recent trend toward right-wing, religiously motivated terrorism.

- How has the introduction of weapons of mass destruction into terrorism affected methodologies of preventing and detecting terrorism?

- How has modern terrorism shaped the Department of Homeland Security's mission?

- How has modern terrorism changed the relationships between federal, state, and local government agencies, and private corporations?