Examples Of Societal Response To 9/11

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Maddy Strickler
Mrs. Satchivi
February 10, 2016

Societal Response to 9/11

When the first airplane hit the north tower, people all over the world were confused, in shock, and in denial. Many people thought that it was an accident, but when the second plane hit the south tower, everyone knew it was a terrorist attack on America. People all across America came together to help the impacted citizens, whether they were in the building or a loved one of theirs was in the building. Concluding to that the societal response was one of the most significants impacts of 9/11 on the United States.
As the south fell to the ground only an hour after the impact of the airplane, citizens of America began to mourn and started to commemorate for the lost victims in the towers. People also demonstrate their patriotism, by hanging their American flag outside their house. Random people all over the United States came to New York to help clean up the mess of the two towers and look for missing that were trapped in the rummage. People attended candle light ceremonies or
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The Millennials are generally classified as those who were born between 1978 and 2000, they make up America’s biggest generation. The attacks shaped the way how the Millennials act and their beliefs. During the time of the attacks all over America, the Millennials witnessed the attacks and took part of immediate unity that often arises in time and blood to help those in need in New York City, Washington D.C. On May 2nd when the death of Osama bin Laden was publicized, Millennials went to the streets to display patriotism for America. For many, bin Laden was the generational criminal and sinner and his death was an achievement for America. A week after bin Laden’s death was issued to the public, a slight majority of Americans believed that the U.S. would now be safer
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