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HSM 103-SL2 - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Terrorism and Homeland Security

Offered by: Monroe / Community College | Fall 2019

Terrorism and defending against it are not modern concepts. In fact, terrorism has its roots in America back to the Revolutionary War. This course is about understanding terrorism, counter-terrorism, violence, and how they have impacted America. Students will learn about historical examples of terrorism beginning with the Revolutionary War and extending through the post 9/11 period. Course content will include coverage of various terrorist events at home and abroad, America's governmental response, its impact to public and private sectors and individuals. Students will also learn about how past and current experiences with terrorism are defining future strategies.
General Education Area(s): American History
Instructor(s): Paul Ciminelli
Dates: August 26, 2019 — December 21, 2019
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