Yeah Essay

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1. In the heart of Manhattan, overlooking the entire city of New York, the North and South towers of the world trade center stood statuesque among others. They were a symbol of the American way of life. It brought a sense of proudness, patriotism to our country, uniting all its citizens by one nation under God. Before 1973 the Twin Towers were known to be the tallest buildings in the world, another leading innovations constructed by America. Tourists from all part of the world would flock to this great city and made sure to pay a visit to the World Trade Center. The World Trade Center in New York City was attacked on September 11, 2001 by terrorists later known to be Islamic extremists. In America our government is formed as a republic, citizens of the United States vote and elect representatives to speak on their behalf when it comes to making government decisions. In our government, it has been said many times that the church will remain separate from the state, this means that one religious groups beliefs or various religious beliefs will not influence the outcome of the governed, that the people will not be subjected to laws constructed on the basis of religious practice. Islamic extremists believe the exact opposite. They believe that the government should follow religious laws and that the countries laws should be based off the religion completely. There is no democracy among extremists. However, many Muslims do not agree with this type of hierarchy. Al Qaeda is one of the many Islamic extremists groups who believe that violence is one way to achieve such religious political order. Osama Bin Laden is the founder of the Islamic extremist groups known as Al Qaeda. The aim of this group has been to over throw governments in the Middle East and other Muslim countries that do not adhere to such religious political practice. Many of the countries they

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