After the 9/11 attacks America had the biggest impact on security, industry, and history, not only did the attacks have many effects on the residents that resided in New York but as well the airports. In the months and years after the attack racism and many other slurs became burrowed in peoples minds. The most immediate change was in Air Travel, Congress had federalized security by passing the ‘Aviation and Transportation Security Act’ also known as the TSA, by doing airport security had been revolutionized which had stricter and luggage screening for passengers, only those with tickets could board the plane as well go through security. New threats,were discovered and this only made security worse causing it to check shoes, and banning liquids. The planes themselves went through their own revolution fortified cockpits, and first-class cabin curtains were introduced, an upgrade in the pilot area had been a promotion to ‘Federal Flight Deck Officer’ which allowed them to carry a loaded gun as well act as a federal officer on the plane.A Sept. 11 fee was tacked to each passengers ticket with the TSA causing them to raise 15 billion over the period of 9 years.
David von Drehles nonfiction novel, Triangle: the Fire That Changed America, accounts events before and after the tragedy, and why the Triangle disaster is significant to America as a whole, and not just exclusive to New York. Turn of the century New York City government and politics was predominantly machine oriented. The most notorious party was Tammany Hall. Tammany was chock full of influential city leaders and ladder climbing underlings. The administration steadfastly assisted immigrants and the poor with provisions such as food and gas.
The March on Washington of 1963, was a huge political rally which took place on August 28 in Washington DC. Also referred to as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, this march began at the Washington Monument and ended with a cultural program at the Lincoln Memorial. It was marked by many historic moments of American history, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s legendary 'I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial. It was also the first protest march to be telecast exclusively on the national television. In fact, it wouldn't be wrong to term that media played a crucial role in the success of the March on Washington.
RUNNING HEAD: THE PATRIOT ACT V CIVIL LIBERTIES The Patriot Act V. Civil Liberties Demetra Ohlen Saint Leo University Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Administration II CRM 551 Professor Jordan November 14, 2008 Abstract Since its inception, The Patriot Act has engendered a tremendous of controversy. Adversaries of the Act have maintained that it was approved opportunistically after the September 11 terrorist assault, believing there to have been little debate. They view the Act as one that was hurried through the Senate with little change before it was passed. The Act increases the ability of law enforcement agencies to search telephone, e-mail communications, medical, financial and other records The Act increases the ability of law enforcement agencies to search telephone, e-mail communications, medical, financial and other records; eases restrictions on foreign intelligence gathering within the United States; expands the Secretary of the Treasury’s authority to regulate financial transactions, particularly those involving foreign individuals and entities; and enhances the discretion of law enforcement and immigration authorities in detaining and deporting immigrants suspected of terrorism-related acts. The act also expands the definition of terrorism to include domestic terrorism, thus enlarging the number of activities to which the USA Patriot Act’s expanded law enforcement powers can be applied.
Westward Expansion There are many factors to consider when trying to decide which force had the greatest impact on the nation. Nationalism, when people hold great pride in their country, influenced heavily on the nation by bringing us closer to our neighbors and unifying us as a society. January 1815, a British fleet with 7500 troops lands near New Orleans. When the United States conquered the British, it was our nations first true look at nationalism. While this impacted our nation, the other competing forces still had a more significant impact.
Despite Piazzolla’s steadily growing popularity during his lifetime, however, the majority of scholarly literature written about Piazzolla definitively declares that success, and particularly his success in New York City, eluded him until just before death in 1992. Piazzolla indeed recognized the significance of New York on an international cultural scale. He told a reporter in 1986 that New York was “everything, the place where everything explodes . . .
So you want to know who the most influential sports figure in American history is? I’ll tell you; it’s me, Rupert Murdoch. Others may argue that Muhammad Ali, Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, or other athletes may have had a big push on U.S. sports, but that isn’t the case. With my owning one of the most storied franchises in major league baseball, and more importantly, with my endless access to media outlets and televised sports, I am the most influential person in U.S. sports history. For much of the 1990’s, I was the sole owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
There are many types of written codes used within the documentary, quotes are the biggest written codes used in the film. Quotes have been used for example: ‘Oh, indeed there is a tie between Iraq and what happened on 9/11. it’s not that Saddam Hussein was somehow himself and his regime involved in 9/11, but, if you think about what caused 9/11, it is the rise of ideologies of hatred that lead people to drive airplanes into buildings in New York.
Ellis Island- Island in New York Harbor that served as an immigration station for millions of immigrants arriving to the United States. Nativism- belief that native-born white Americans are superior to newcomers. skyscrapers- a very tall building found in most cities. Frederick Law Olmsted- an American journalist, social critic, public administrator, and landscape designer. Tenements- residential housing for multiple people, popular in cities during the industrial revolution.