5 terrorism acts by Americans that occurred before the Boston Marathon bombings


Oklahoma City Bombing

Timothy McVeigh

Upset about the FBI’s handling of the Waco Siege in 1992, McVeigh decided to respond by killing other Americans in a terrorist attack. In 1995, McVeigh parked a Ryder truck full of explosives at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people (including 19 children) and injured 450 others. McVeigh was executed in 2001.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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