The September 11 2001 : Is It A Turning Point For American History?

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September 11 2001, will be a date remembered in history for years to come. On this day the lives of every American changed forever. We witnessed an terrorist attack unforeseen ever before, and the aftermath would change the country and the world forever. Despite only being 14 years, 9/11 has changed our lives and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Such an event definitely ranks itself as a turning point for American history. On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four airplanes traveling to California after departures from Boston, Newark, and Washington, D.C. At 8:46 a.m., five hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the northern facade of the North Tower in the World Trade Center . At 9:03 a.m., United Airlines Flight 175 was crashed into the South Tower. Five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 77 and crashed it into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m.. United Airlines Flight 93, crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at 10:03 a.m.. Flight 93 's target is believed to have been either the Capitol or the White House,, but the passengers fought the hijackers and caused them to fail in their mission. The South Tower collapsed at 9:59 a.m. after burning for 56 minutes in a fire. The North Tower collapsed at 10:28 a.m. after burning for 102 minutes. When the North Tower collapsed, debris fell on the nearby 7 World Trade Center building, creating more fire.. At 9:42 a.m., the Federal Aviation Administration

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