The Events That Happened On The 11th Of September

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Edwina Jones Candace Taylor English 12 September 1st September 11th The event that happened on the 11th of September were a series of four coordinated terrorists attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al- Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden, on the United States on the morning of Tuesday September 11, 2001. 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, The Twin Towers. A third plane hit the Pentagon right outside of Washington D.C. The fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. As referred to as 9/11, these attacks resulted in extensive death and very bad destruction triggering major U.S initiatives to combat terrorism and defining the presidency of George W. Bush. Over 3,000 people were killed during the attack in New York City alone including the Hijackers. This incident that happened on September 11th changed the life for everybody, and it changed the way of life for Americans. 9/11 made the United States, the Americans paranoid. It made us tighten up and more secure. 9/11 also had a big effect on the Muslim/Arab Americans. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks) How many victims and terrorists were involved in 9/11? So many people risked their lives to help the people whose lives were already in jeopardy. There were innocent people who lost their lives to
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