Ch 22: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: The Rise of Terrorism

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Learn more about the rise of terrorism by watching these video lessons. All information discussed here may be included on the Virginia SOL Exam on World History & Geography 1500-Present.

Virginia SOL World History & Geography 1500-Present: The Rise of Terrorism- Chapter Summary

One of the historical subjects that will be covered on the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Exam on World History & Geography (1500-Present) is terrorism and its recent rise to historical prominence. The video lessons found within this chapter will serve as valuable study guides to all topics related to terrorism that you may be assessed on in the exam. Some of the points you'll go over in the lessons are:

  • The definition, history, types and examples of terrorism
  • Terrorism around the world
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Terrorism since 1990
  • Global threats to security

You can test your understanding of all of these topics by going over the practice questions in the chapter's quizzes and ask questions at any time of our expert instructors. Once you've completed the chapter, you'll be much better prepared for these types of questions on the actual exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 22: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: The Rise of Terrorism
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What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples

1. What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples

Terrorism is a major buzzword in today's society, but how much do you really know about it? In this lesson, we'll look at the history of terrorism and see how it turned into the threat we know it as today.

Terrorism Around the World

2. Terrorism Around the World

In this lesson, you'll explore the major terrorist threats of the modern world, including both al-Qaeda and ISIL. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Domestic Terrorism: Definition, History, Types & Examples

3. Domestic Terrorism: Definition, History, Types & Examples

Just about every region of the United States has been hit by some form of domestic terrorism in the past several decades, but what exactly is domestic terrorism? In this lesson, we'll explore the history and types of domestic terrorism and see some examples.

Rise of Terrorism since 1990: Causes & Major Events

4. Rise of Terrorism since 1990: Causes & Major Events

In this lesson, we explore the diverse and dangerous rise of terrorism, specifically that sponsored by Islamic extremism, since 1990, as well as the current terrorist threats posed to the world today.

The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

5. The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

The following lesson describes the steps nations take to secure their borders, as well as threats to national security that come in the form of terrorism and violent crime. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

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