Ng 1 Eva Ng Parada U.S. history Period 1 May 31, 2013 Effects of 9/11 Osama bin Laden was the leader of alQaeda. He planned the terrorist attack in New York City and the Washington, D.C. area. Four airliners were hijacked by alQaeda terrorist. Two of the planes hit the World Trade Center, causing it to collapse. The third plane hit the western side of the Pentagon, and the fourth plane was targeted at the U.S. capitol, but it crashed into a nearby field.
People were watching this horrific act being shown on every news channel for weeks after the attacks occurred. At the same time Americans were being told that terrorist had hi-jacked each plane and took control of the planes in order for these terrible acts to have taken place. The media was used as a deception to all Americans in order for them to believe that there were actual terrorists who attacked America for an unseen reason. To this day no one has shown a reliable reason for the attacks on
Finally, the fourth plane crashed into a field in the rural area of Pennsylvania around 10:03 A.M. (911 timeline). After all these terrorists attacks on the United States this country was affected in so many ways. The effects of September 11, 2001, now known today as 9/11, were the loss of lives, the economic consequences and the security at the airports. The loss of innocent lives during 9/11 was
9/11 Report Stephanie Parris Everest University July 18, 2012 On September 11th, 2001 the United States was shaken to the core. Two terrorist hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center killing and injuring thousands of people. Another plane was hijacked and hit the Pentagon. Since then, the 9/11 Commission has issued report on the events, the short comings of security, and future recommendations to prevent such acts from reoccurring. Islamic terrorism had continued to grow, and Islamic terrorists had provided warning to the US that they would be attacking great numbers of people within the US.
At the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, in Tacoma, Washington, he released thirty-six passengers and two crew members once his demands were met (Pasternak). After taking off again Cooper ordered the plane to fly at a low altitude towards Mexico. At 8:13pm pressure gauges recorded his jump over the Lewis River from 10,000ft into a thunderstorm with over a hundred mile per hour winds and negative temperatures wearing only a thin suit, wrap-around sunglasses, and a rain coat (Brad Meltzer's Decoded). Many people believe that this was a suicidal jump and that Cooper died that night (Mysterious Disappearances in U.S. History). A reporting error in this high interest case mixed up his name forever immortalizing him as D.B.
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.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, I woke up with great confusion not knowing what all the commotion was about at home in my living room. As I got to school, my teachers explained to me that our country was under attack by terrorists. I learned that nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four jet airliners and crashed two of them into the Twin Towers in New York City, killing everyone onboard as well as others that were working in the buildings. At around 8:46 AM EST, American Arlines Flight 11 that was hijacked by the terrorists crashed into the north tower taking out the all the floors in between the 93rd and 99th floors. Shortly after at 9:03, United Arlines Flight 175 crashed into the south tower destroying everything between the 77th
From the Ashes of September 11th Comes Forth a New Nation & United We Stand The acts of terrorism committed on September 11th affected more than just those who lived in the cities that were attacked. Almost every American still hears the echo of the plane hitting the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 and the South Tower at 9:03. After the Pentagon was attacked at 9:38 the S Tower collapse killing countless people whereas the N tower collapsed at 10:28. Though this country has always been considered a patriotic nation although its patriotic tone has never been widely heard. Despite the many negative aspects of the terrorist attacks, the changes that also came from the attacks will change the way our nation defines the word security.
9/11 affected the health, financial markets and economy of the citizens of the United States. 9/11 took place on September 11, 2001. Three airplanes were hijacked by terrorist and used as weapons. Two of the planes hit the World Trade Center in New York City and 2,752 people died (September 11 Attacks). The other plane crashed into the Pentagon and killed 189 people.
8:56 A.M. September 11th, 2001: Hijackers aboard American Airlines Flight 11 crash into floors 93-99 of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, killing everyone on board and hundreds inside the building, the first of four crashes that day. The devastating events of September 11th caused a universal increase in American security; from airports to the government itself, more drastic, yet necessary, additions to our security have been made, prioritizing safety over privacy and convenience. These enhancements are necessary measures to help insure our constitutional, unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Since the September 11th terrorist attacks many measures have been taken to ensure the safety of American citizens; the most drastic of these changes can be seen in the American airports and