What Were The Causes And Effects Of 9/11

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On September 11, 2001, at 8:45 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning, a 767, American Airlines Flight 11, loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper. Instantly killing hundreds of people. Media streamed it as a freak accident. Then, 18 minutes after the first plane hit, a second 767, United Airlines Flight 175, sliced into the south tower near the 60th floor. The collision caused an explosion that showered burning debris over surrounding buildings and the streets below. America was under attack. However, the attacks performed on September 11, 2001 were not committed by Al-Qaeda but a conspiracy performed by the United States. The core of the World Trade Center towers exhibited steel beams that stood the full length of the towers. The buildings were each damaged on 2 sides of the building and one corner of the …show more content…

initiatives to combat terrorism and defining the presidency of George W. Bush. Nearly 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. The reason why the government would perform such horrible attacks on their own soil is unknown. Some concluded that the attacks were conspired by the United States government to be able to invade Iraq, which just so happens to be enriched with petroleum (McCaffrey, 2016, p. 1). Others say the government conspired the attacks to entice a war. However, the actual reason behind the attacks is not known, but the attacks performed on September 11, 2001, were not solely performed by Osama Bin Laden and other Islamic terrorists. The mysterious rapid findings of the September 11th attacks, the way the towers collapsed, and the strange Pentagon crash further prove the conspiracy theories behind the attacks. Regardless of who performed the attacks, the lives of the 2,977 victims will never be

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