In this assignment, you will identify political and cultural influences related to specific acts of terror.
Each act of terror does not stand in isolation. There are many factors that influence the perpetrators of these acts, but the two most common factors are political and cultural influences. In this assignment, you will identify political and cultural influences on the following acts of terror:
Christopher Paul Hasson: Arrested Coast Guard Officer Allegedly Planned Attack “On A Scale Rarely Seen”
Timothy McVeigh: The McVeigh Letters: Why I Bombed Oklahoma
Rep. Matt Shea: Washington Legislator Matt Shea Accused of “Domestic Terrorism,” Report Finds
Robert Jay Goldstein: Tequesta Arsenal Included Assault Weapons, Ammo, Even Flamethrower
Using the Module Five Assignment Template, explore the influences that motivated each of these acts. You will need to complete the following for each act:
First, in 50 to 75 words, briefly describe the act.
Next, identify the motivation of each act. Was the act politically motivated, culturally motivated, or motivated by a combination of the two?
Then, in 150 to 300 words, explain how this motivator influenced the perpetrator.
Specifically, the following rubric criteria must be addressed:
Describe each act.
Identify the motivation for each act.
Explain how this motivator influenced the perpetrator of each act.
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