Death Be Not Proud
Students consider various opinions concerning the execution of Timothy McVeigh. They formulate, and share in writing, their own perspectives on his execution and on the lasting impact of the Oklahoma City bombing.
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Death Be Not Proud Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about John Gunther's Death Be Not Proud. Students may check some of their answers online.
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