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On April 19,around 9: A massive bomb inside a rental truck exploded, blowing half of the nine-story building into oblivion. A stunned nation watched as the bodies of men, women, and children were pulled from the rubble for nearly two weeks. When the smoke cleared and the exhausted rescue workers packed up and left, people were dead in the worst terrorist attack on U.
Just 90 minutes after the explosion, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer pulled over year-old Timothy McVeigh for driving without a license plate. Shortly before he was to be released on April 21, McVeigh was recognized as a bombing suspect and was charged with the bombing.
He decided it was time for action, not words. He packed a Ryder truck with explosives, lit the fuses, parked it outside the federal building and walked away without looking back.
McVeigh was sentenced to death. Nichols was tried separately, convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter and Concpiracy to Use a Weapon of Mass Destruction, and was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.
McVeigh was unrepentant to the bitter end, claiming that the true terrorist was the U. Government, and referring to the killing of scores of innocent children in Oklahoma City as "collateral damage.
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He was convicted of 11 United States federal offenses, and was sentenced to death and executed for his role in the April 19, bombing.
His act, which killed people, was the deadliest event of domestic terrorism in the United States, and the deadliest act of terrorism within United States borders until the September 11, attacks. He was the middle child of three, and the only male child.
His family was Irish Catholic. He was picked on by bullies at school, and took refuge in a fantasy world in which he retaliated against them; he would later come to regard the U. Government as the ultimate bully.
He earned his high school diploma from Starpoint Central High School. McVeigh was known throughout his life as a loner; his only known affiliations were voter registration with the Republican Party when he lived in New York, and a membership in the National Rifle Association while in the military.
His grandfather introduced him to guns, with which he became fascinated. McVeigh told people he wanted to be a gun shop owner, and he sometimes took a gun to school to impress the other boys.
After graduating high school with honors, he became intensely interested in gun rights and the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, and devoured right-wing, pro-militia magazines such as Soldier of Fortune and Spotlight. He went to work for Burke Armored Car Service.
McVeigh was shy and was said to have only had one girlfriend during his high school years. McVeigh would later tell journalists that he always said the wrong thing to women he was trying to impress.Find past papers and mark schemes for your exams, and specimen papers for new courses.
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Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, – June 11, ) was a United States Army veteran and security guard who bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. He was convicted of 11 United States federal offenses, and was sentenced to death .
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