The Day That Changed America Forever: 9/11

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9/11 was one of the worst things to ever happen in American history. It has changed America economically, socially, politically, and militarily. Innocent people lost their lives or they lost their loved ones. They will never forget September 11, 2001.
People already know who designed the attacks. The terrorist group that attacked was none other than, Al Qaeda and their leader Osama Bin Laden. But, now they just ask one question. Why? Their first target was the World Trade Center, which could be described as the financial capital of the multinational businesses of the United States. The twin towers weren’t only functional centers of finance, but they were also iconic symbols of America’s enormous economic impact throughout the world.
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Another way 9/11 changed America, was politically. The United States went to war after 9/11 and it never stopped. And now, it appears that it never will. Bush and his administration made sure of that with a thoughtless hurry not just to war, but to a lasting wartime attitude. On November 21, Bush told Fort Campbell troops that Afghanistan is "just the beginning ... across the world and across the years, we will fight these evil ones, and we will win". Quickly after 9/11 happened, Republicans and Democrats came together and worked together, mainly because the US feared that they were under attack more than anything else. Of course, some of the things the US did didn’t make the country stronger.
Militarily, 9/11 also changed the US. Now, there is way more security at airports. It is higher and more advanced. If you even just look like a terrorist they will pull you out of the line, pat you down, fingerprint you, etc. No one is innocent anymore. Also, ever since one of the planes was aimed towards the White House, security has gone up. There is especially higher security anywhere around the government. The President is especially protected along with the White House. The military has changed itself also; it has changed their policies, the way they fight, the way they do their

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