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2. The modern conception of “terrorism,” as well as the term itself, first developed in what period?

The Jacobin “Reign of Terror” during the French Revolution first introduced the concept of government-sponsored terror. Scholars generally mark this as the first modern “terrorism.”

The Jacobin “Reign of Terror” during the French Revolution first introduced the concept of government-sponsored terror. Scholars generally mark this as the first modern “terrorism.”

The Jacobin “Reign of Terror” during the French Revolution first introduced the concept of government-sponsored terror. Scholars generally mark this as the first modern “terrorism.”

The Jacobin “Reign of Terror” during the French Revolution first introduced the concept of government-sponsored terror. Scholars generally mark this as the first modern “terrorism.”

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Middle Ages

 

French Revolution

 

World War I

 

Post-World War II

 
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