Secretaries, businessmen, mothers and fathers. Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by despicable acts of terror. Most Americans remember where they were when the series of malicious events occurring, and the feeling of shock they had when it was first heard on the news. On that day most citizens were scared for their lives and the lives of loved ones involved in the attack. It wasn’t until three or four years later people started to ask questions about who was behind the events.
What happened on September 11, 2001 has and will always remain a devastating event in American history. It has been the cause of a lot of influences on Americans and our views. When the accident occurred and the planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the entire nation was devastated. The tragedy has had a lot of influences on Americans, both negative and positive. 9/11 has had a huge impact on Americans directly.
We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children. “- George Bush)[pic] ---*--- September 11, 2001 has been the darkest day in the life of every American. On that day, the radical Muslim group Al Qaeda led a series of suicide attacks that demolished American Trade Center, damaged Pentagon, destroyed the hijacked planes, and killed thousands of innocent Americans in the process. Such an unprecedented attack of this magnitude on the unprepared nation shook the confidence of the people, impaired their sense of security and changed their view of the world around them.
Many countries were scared after the 9/11 attack and started to stricken their security. The attacks resulted in the death of 2,996 people, including the 19 hijackers and 2,977 victims. The victims included 246 on the four planes from which there were no survivors, 2606 in New York City in the towers, and 125 at the Pentagon. Nearly all of the victims were civilians, and 55 military personnel were among those killed at the Pentagon. More than 90% of the workers and visitors who died in the towers had been at or above the point where the plane was hit.
9/11 - who is to blame? On the 11th of September 2001 the worst chain of terrorist attacks occurred over the east coast of America. There is no question what happened on 9/11 atrocity, the question is who is to be held liable? The horrific attacks led to the deaths of 2,996 people, the majority of the deaths where down to the attacks on the world trade centre’s other deaths where down to one other flight hitting the pentagon, there was a further 96 killed when passengers attempted to re-gain control of the hijacked plane which resulted in a struggle leading to the plane plummeting into a field in Pennsylvania. All these civilians killed had families and friends who deserve to know what really happened on this tragic day not just for America
The Great Depression of 1930 took on many different faces. To many Americans, it proved to be an intense time of uncertainty, which reeked emotional and physical havoc in many lives. The unbearable circumstances these families faced were like none other in our nation’s history. Desperation, fear and, even death, became an ever present trouble in many American lives. Millions of people lost their jobs during these tragic times, and left their homes in pursuit of securing work, but most fell short.
JFK Assassination and 9-11 Essay There have been many tragic and significant points in American History. Two, in which stand above the others as turning points, are the President John F. Kennedy assassination and the 9-11 attack on the twin towers. The Kennedy assassination occurring at the time my grandmother was alive, and 9-11 occurring the time my mother and I were alive. Both where saddening events and were similar, in that both of these events were incredibly unexpected. Shock spread throughout out the nation when these events took place hardly anyone could believe it.
Introduction The events of September 11th 2001 have cause a major alteration in the world. After 9/11 many countries throughout the world have increased security in airports and country borders, and increased security in main areas of major cities. The biggest consequence of 9/11 however was the USA’s war on terror. The war on terror was started with the objective of recognizing, finding and destroying terrorists, denying sponsorships to terrorist organizations and defending people all over the world from future terrorist attacks. However, the USA’s war on terror has had a negative effect on many countries in the world as well as their own, and their citizens by creating animosity in the international community, causing a downturn in their own economy and their major allies, and ruining their international reputation.
Every night American family saw graphic pictures of Zippo raids, bombings and killings. Almost every town and village in the America faced the problem of their young men being either killed or wounded in Vietnam * Others faced physiological problems such as post-traumatic stress * President Johnson ordered heavy air force bombing raids which led to deaths of thousands of Vietnamese civilians including women and children * More than 11 000 died in 1967 a further 16 500 died in 1968 ( American soldiers) * The My Lai massacre resulted in the murder of 397-504 civilians mainly women, children and the elderly. Many of the victims were raped and tortured * The horror of death maiming, burning, terror and unthinkable destruction of a small country on the evening news, coupled with the threat of the draft made it feel like nothing
There were explosions, tons of smoke, and low-flying enemy aircrafts. This all had shocked many; Pearl Harbor was officially under attack. The day was a horrific period of time in which Japanese pilots killed many American civilians and soldiers. It has lived on as one of the single most tragic events on United States