The United States was under a terrorist attack. On that Tuesday morning, 19 terrorists from the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets. Members of Al-Qaeda planned attacks upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. areas. The hijackers intentionally flew two of those planes, which were the American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center that was located in New York City. Both towers collapsed within two hours and debris from the two towers
Kim Zaring Kenneth Smith English 1101 (crn 80128) Research Paper 13 November 2010 Devastation It was a normal morning on September 11, 2001, when the United States had a horrific attack that took place on our soil for just the third time in our history. There were four planes that had been hijacked, and these planes where being operated by terrorists. Two of the planes were flown directly into the two towers of the World Trade Centers that was located in New York City. The first plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center around 8:46 A.M. (911 timeline). The second plane hit the South tower of the World Trade Center around 9:02 A.M. (911 timeline).
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
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.
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.
Running head: THE RUN-UP TO THE WAR IN IRAQ Angela Johnson Professor Skolnik English 128.05 12 May 2009 Assignment # 12 Abstract The war in Iraq is believed to have started because of the attacks on the World Trade Centers on September 11, 2001. After the attacks on the Pentagon and both the World Trade Centers, George Bush devised a story to tell the Americans so they would be on his side and so they wouldn’t refute his plan. Bush came on television and told Americans, “You’re either with us or against us in this fight against terror.” This was one of the tactics Bush used to reel in Americans to fight in this war against Iraq with him. Bush wanted to
Remembering September 11, 2001 By Mara Miller On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four U.S. airliners: two destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City, one damaged the Pentagon, and one crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. This book traces the events of that day, gives the historical background, and outlines the steps taken in response so that readers will gain understanding of the horrific attacks and their consequences. A generation of children has been born since the World Trade Center Towers and the Pentagon were destroyed, and Flight 93 crashed in Pennsylvania. Nearly a decade has passed since “9/11,” but America is still reacting to the events of that day. In the immediate aftermath, a spate of juvenile books were immediately
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.
On September 11, 2001, The United States of America and the whole world witnessed the most extreme terrorist incident ever committed on U.S. soil. It was perpetrated by Muslim extremists using commercial airliners as projectiles of destruction. The attacks on September 11, 2001 left nearly three thousand people dead. Following the attacks there was much speculation as to why these attacks were not prevented from happening. In the months following the attacks, President Bush assigned Attorney General Ashcroft the task of producing legislation to assist the U.S. intelligence and law enforcement community to prevent such of an atrocity from occurring again.
September 11, 2001 completely changed not only the United States, but the entire world as we know it. On that very day 19 militants associated with the terrorist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicidal missions upon the targets on U.S. soil. Two of the planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the third plane hit the Pentagon, and the fourth plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. As recorded over 3,000 people were killed during this onslaught including more than 400 police officers and firefighters. The word “terrorism” permanently became the part of the dictionary.