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because the bombing was on federal property because the bombing was on federal property

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Who was sentenced to death for bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City?

Timothy Mcveigh

Why did the Oklahoma City Bombing happen for?

The perpetrator, Timothy McVeigh, believed he was taking revenge on the Federal Government for previous incidents at Waco and Ruby Ridge.

Who did the Oklahoma City boombing?

Timothy James McVeigh was convicted of the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995. Also convicted on co-conspiracy charges were Terry Nichols and Michael Fortier.

What tragic event happen in 1995?

Oklahoma City bombing. 168 people were killed when Timothy McVeigh blew up a Federal building. He has since been executed.

What did timothy McVeigh blow up?

The Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City.

Why was Oklahoma City bombed?

Timothy McVeigh claimed that it was in revenge for the Federal actions at Ruby Ridge and Waco.

When was the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building?

April,19,1995 because Timothy McVeigh Did it Because he was mad after a couple of months they killed the terrorist

Why did the Oklahoma City bombing occur?

The perpetrator, Timothy McVeigh, was acting alone, although he had an accomplice who helped him build the bomb. He claimed he was retaliating against the Federal Government for the incidents at the Waco Siege and Ruby Ridge.

Why did the Oklahoma City bombings happen?

The Oklahoma City bombing happened on Wednesday, April 19, 1995 at 9:02 AM at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh parked a truck full of explosives in front of the building and when it went off, the building exploded killing 168 and wounding 680.

Why did Timothy McVeigh bomb the Oklahoma City federal building?

Because it was a soft target in the American Heartland, was ill defended and readily approachable by a vehicular bomb.

Why was Michael Fortier arrested?

Michael Joseph Fortier and his wife Lori were arrested as accessories in the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing (Murrah Federal Building) by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. He pled guilty to failing to warn authorities, but received a reduced sentence in exchange for his testimony.

Where was Timothy McVeigh born?

Timothy James "Tim" McVeigh, was born on April 23rd, 1968 in Lockport, New York. He was executed on June 11th, 2001 in a Federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Why did Timothy McVeigh choose Oklahoma City to bomb?

Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, the chief conspirators, met at Fort Benning during U.S. Army basic training. McVeigh's accomplice, Michael Fortier, was his roommate in the Army. They were survivalists who were unhappy with the way the FBI handled Ruby Ridge and Waco. McVeigh later decided to bomb a federal building in response to the raids at Ruby Ridge and Waco.

When was the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma?

The date of the bombing was April 19, 1995.

Where did the Oklahoma City bombing happen in 1995?

The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

How many children died in the Oklahoma City bombing?

There were 19 children and babies killed in the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The bombing took place on April 19, 1995.

When did the Murrah Federal Building get bombed?

On April 19, 1995, a truck-bomb explosion outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in OklahomaCity, Oklahoma, left 168 people dead and hundreds more injured. The blast was set off by anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh, who in 2001 was executed for his crimes.

The bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was an act of?

domestic terrorism

What is the most famous landmark in Oklahoma?

The Oklahoma City National Memorial, site of the Murrah Federal Building bombing.

Who is the source of all evil?

Atheists don't believe in a single source of all evil. We hold the evildoer responsible for his actions. An example: Timothy McVeigh destroying the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Your average Christian would believe that he was tempted by Satan and decided to give in; atheists believe McVeigh must accept responsibility for his actions.

What year was timothy mcveigh convicted?

Timothy McVeigh was convicted on July 2, 1997 on 11 counts under a federal indictment. The charges included conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, use of a weapon of mass destruction, destruction by explosives, and eight counts of first-degree murder.

Who was Timothy McVeigh?

Timothy McVeigh was a 29-year-old Gulf War veteran who carried out a deadly bombing attack in Oklahoma City on 19 April 1995. He rented a truck and packed it with about 2,300 kg of explosive material consisting of ammonium nitrate, an agricultural fertiliser, and nitromethane, a highly volatile motor-racing fuel. He then detonated it in the street in front of the Alfred P Murrah federal building, a US government office complex. 168 were killed in the explosion, including 19 children attending a day-care centre in the building. 800 more people were injured, while over 300 buildings in the surrounding area were destroyed or seriously damaged. On 13 June 1997, Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death by a jury consisting of seven men and five women, who unanimously voted that McVeigh should die by lethal injection: he was executed at a US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 11 June 2001.

What nationality were the terrorists that blew up the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City?

American. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were born and raised in the U.S.A. They served in the US forces. They were home grown terrorists upset at the FBI because of the Waco Indecent.

Why did Timothy and Terry bomb the federal building in Oklahoma City?

It was said to be in retribution for Federal action at Waco and Ruby Ridge.

What are some points of interest in Oklahoma?

One point of interest is the OKC Memorial. It's a beautiful & touching memorial to the victims of the Murrah Federal Bldg bombing by Timothy McVeigh. Some other points are the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the great Zoo, Frontier City amusement park, the Omniplex, Arbuckle Wilderness, or depending on the season, you could see an OU or OSU game or an OKC Thunder game

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