Terrorism, 1973

(1973) Terrorism, 1973. University of Iowa


File Size:9MB


The report lists its The report lists 81 political assassinations and attempted assassinations of American political figures beginning in 1835 with an attempt on the life of President Andrew Jackson. The report goes on to observe: The United States, of course, was born in political violence. The prototype of political violence in the United States is the vigilante committee--an extra-legal group that enforces the values of the community by illegal violence. political violence is a phenomenon apparently unique to the United States.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: political assassinations, political violence, political violence, Terrorism
Subjects: Law enforcement and courts
Law enforcement and courts > Crime
Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Family > Domestic violence
ID Code: 45838
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 15 Sep 2023 19:55
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:55
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/45838