Terrorist Attacks On The World Trade Center

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September 11th, 2001. It is a date that will always be remembered as the date of random terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. These cruel events took terrorist attacks within the United States, suppress the susceptibility of the United States to terrorism, and diminish damage and assist in recovery against any unwanted attacks. Congress 's main focus for Homeland Security is “Intelligence and warning; Border and transportation security; domestic counterterrorism; protecting critical infrastructure; defending against catastrophic threats; and emergency preparedness and response (Whitehouse 1)”. The department of Homeland Security is extended throughout the United States with valuable information that is constantly being thrown back and forth across the United States. “In 2001, about 3 million people were employed in protective services, or about 2.3 percent of the 130 million U.S. workers. Four years later, nationwide employment was up to 132 million, and the number of protective services workers had grown to 3.1 million. Still 2.3 percent of the total (Cassel 1)”. Washington spent more in 2005 than in 2001 by 34 billion dollars on the Homeland Security Act. In logic makes sense in order to protect the citizens of the United States. There’s a famous quote “keep poking the bear you 're bound to be mauled” so congress initiated the Patriot Act. Many great outcomes came with this law, but with all great outcomes comes some issues, that later turned into
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