Domestic Terrorism: Definition, History, Types & Examples


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Having committed an act of terrorism in the U.S., which of the following groups of individuals would be considered a domestic terrorist?

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1. What are the four basic domestic terrorists types that groups can be categorized into in the United States ?

2. Domestic terrorists generally wish to further any of the following goals EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combination to help test your understanding of domestic terrorism and its history. Some topics you'll be assessed on include what constitutes a domestic terrorist, types of domestic terrorism, and goals of domestic terrorists.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What makes a domestic terrorist
  • The four types of domestic terrorists
  • Goals of the domestic terrorist
  • Conditions that constitute domestic terrorism

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related domestic terrorism history and types lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about domestic terrorism in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding this form of terrorism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about domestic terrorism, including the goals and targets of terrorists

Additional Learning

To learn more about domestic terrorism, review the accompanying lesson on Domestic Terrorism History & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define domestic terrorism
  • Understand the history of domestic terrorism
  • Identify examples of domestic terrorism