12.06a Compare the Patriot Act to other limits on civil liberties during times of national crisis.
12.06b Map out the locations of terrorist activity at the beginning of the 21st century. Discuss how the United States is perceived by other nationalities.
Copies of the Patriot Act and copies of the U.S. Constitution
Bush’s address to Congress following September 11, 2001
Colin Powell’s address to the UN Security Council about weapons of mass destruction.