The curriculum Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy helps students consider the issues surrounding the 9.11.01 attacks and the U.S. response to terrorism in a constructive context that promotes dialogue about future policy directions.
Videos for Readings: The videos below follow the outline of the printed curriculum unit. The headings correspond to the headings in the student readings.
Videos for Lessons accompany lessons in the teacher's guide of the printed curriculum unit.
Scholars Online: Videos for Readings
Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy
P. Terrence Hopmann
University of London
Sarah Leah Whitson
Human Rights Watch
US Naval War College
Center for American Progress
Former President of Chile
Introduction: September 11, 2001
Part I: The Origins and Evolution of Terrorism
Terrorism Becomes More Deadly
Part II: Weighing the Threat of Terrorism Today
Part III: Responding to Terrorism
U.S. Policies Abroad
Balancing Liberty and Security