Fear and Freedom in America

Timeline created by mswang
In History
  • Plot to kidnap George Washington

  • Burning of Washington, D.C.

  • Indiana militiamen attack a Sauk and Fox village, massacring 850 Native Americans

  • Pottawatomie Massacre led by John Brown

  • Harper's Ferry Raid led by John Brown

  • President Lincoln suspends Habeas Corpus (the right to present evidence to clear one's name of an accused crime)

  • Confederate William C. Quantrill kills 150 civilians

  • California volunteers massacre Shoshoni Village and kill 250 Native Americans

  • Colonel John Chivington leads a slaugter of 150 unarmed Native Americans

  • President Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth

  • White civilians kill 46 African Americans in Memphis, TN

  • Ku Klux Klan (known terrorist group) is founded

  • Chicago Haymarket Square bombing

  • Soldiers massacre 300 Sioux Native Americans at Wounded Knee, SD

  • Alexander Berkman attempts to assassinate Henry Frick

  • Leon Czolgosz assassinates President McKinley

  • Anarchist bomb kills in Union Square, NY

  • Labor Union radicals bomb LA Times printing plant

  • KKK revival

  • Bombing at Pro-war parade in San Francisco

  • German saboteurs blow up Black Tom ammunition depot

  • German saboteurs blow up ammunition factory in Kingsland, NJ

  • Internment of German/Austro-Hungarian aliens

  • Mob lynches Robert Paul Prager, a German immigrant

  • German saboteur sinks USS San Diego

  • Mail bombs sent to 34 business and political leaders

  • Palmer Raids (attempts to arrest and deport radicals and anarchists)

  • Bomb on Wall Street, NY

  • KKK parade in Washington, D.C.

  • D.C. Stephenson (KKK Grand Dragon) convicted of murder

  • KKK torture and kill Joseph Shoemaker

  • Pro-Nazi rally at Madison Square Garden, NY

  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

  • Relocation and internment of Japanese aliens and Japanese-Americans

  • Venona Project

  • Atomic Spy Ring

  • McCarthyism

  • 2 Puerto Rican activists attempt to assassinate President Truman

  • KKK bombings in Miama, FL

  • United States Capitol shooting incident

  • KKK bombings in Alabama and Georgia

  • KKK assassinates NAACP official Evers

  • KKK bombs 16th Street Baptist Church

  • Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

  • KKK murders 3 civil rights activists

  • KKK murders Lemuel Penn, an African American WWII veteran

  • KKK murders Viola Liuzzo, a civil rights activist

  • KKK kills Vernon Dahmer, civil rights activist and chapter president of NAACP

  • Weather Underground Organization attacks NY Judge Murtagh

  • WUO bombs National Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

  • WUO bombs Capitol Building

  • Officers killed in Atlanta, NY, San Francisco by Black Liberation Army

  • WUO bombs Pentagon

  • Shootout on NJ turnpike with BLA

  • Symbionese Liberation Army murder Dr. Marcus Foster, Oakland Public Schools Superintendent

  • WUO bombs ITT Latin American Offices

  • SLA kidnaps Patricia Hearst

  • WUO bombs State Department building in Washington, D.C. and Department of Defense office in Oakland, CA

  • KKK and neonazis kill communist worker's party members

  • Ted Kaczynski (Unabomber) begins 20 year mail bombing spree in US

  • KKK lynches Michael Donald

  • Brink's robbery committed by BLA and WUO members

  • Suicide bombers destroy US embassy in Lebanon

  • Beulah Mae Donald, mother of Michael Donald, wins lawsuit against United Klans of America

  • Alan Berg killed by The Order, while nationalist group

  • 36-hour shoot-out with Robert Matthews of The Order

  • Michael Ryan kills fellow cult member James Thimm

  • Libyan terrorists bomb Pan Am Flight 103

  • Ruby Ridge standoff between FBI and Randy Weaver

  • Truck bombing of World Trade Center, NY

  • Waco siege

  • KKK burns church in Bloomsville, SC

  • Oklahoma City Bombing of Murrah Federal Office Building

  • Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996

  • Standoff involving Montana Freemen, a Christian Patriot movement

  • Morris Dees wins $37.8 million for church burning case

  • AlQaeda bomb US Embassies in Tanzania and Kenya

  • Eric Robert Rudolph bombs abortion clinic in AL

  • Benjamin Smith goes in killing spree targeting Jewish and non-whites in IL and IN

  • Aryan Nations member Buford Furrow, JR. opens fire on Jewish Community Center in LA

  • Al Qaeda attacks in PA, NY, and Washington, D.C. (9-11 attacks)

  • Waqar Hasan, a Pakistani, murdered by Mark Stroman

  • Gas pump of Tahir Mahmood, a Pakistani citizen, set on fire in Kountze, TX