The Terrorist Attacks Of The United States

2247 Words Apr 22nd, 2015 9 Pages
Post to “9/11”-the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001- many Americans, officials such as the local Police Departments, Fire Fighters, the government and the President of the United States all shared one main priority and thought. That thought, concern and priority was to combat terrorism in the United States and avoid something this immense from happening ever again. Many others prior to 9/11 never thought the day would come in which they would witness such terrorist attacks to this country in which they felt they had security, liberty and justice. On September 11, 2001 the United States of America encountered a catastrophe, what would be known as a tragic terrorist attack leaving many Americans disturbed, raving, doleful, inconsolable and startled for years. The Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against the United States of America by flying two of the planes hit the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, while the third planed into the Pentagon outside of Washington, D.C. and the fourth plane into a field in Pennsylvania. The killing of over 3,000 people including police officers and firefighters became one the strong motives for at the time President George W. Bush to implement new laws that have helped America get back on its feet, be prepared for such attacks in the future, government agencies, law enforcement agencies all became more communicative with one another, and many…
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