Terrorists in American Prisons

There is a current debate about transferring terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to mainland American prisons. Are there already terrorists in US mainland prisons?

  1. How accurate was your prediction?

  2. How surprising is this information?

  3. How surprised would the average American be about this information?

  4. Why do we have terrorists in US prisons?

  5. Explain a consequence of transferring Guantanamo terrorists to US mainland prisons:

  6. Is having terrorists in US prisons a good idea?

  7. What questions do you have about this issue?

  8. According to this map, are there known terrorists imprisoned in your state?

  9. Do you believe that this will be a big issue in the 2016 presidential election?

  10. Do you believe that the US is doing a good job fighting terrorism?

  11. In the comments section, explain whether you think we should transfer prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to mainland US prisons?


Learning Extension

Read the entire NYTimes report about terrorists in domestic prisons, then do a little research and find out your favorite leading presidential candidate's position on this issue.

Cruz

Kasich

Trump



Action Extension

Contact one of the candidates above, your Senator, or the POTUS and let them know exactly what you think about transferring terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to US mainland prisons.

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