9/11 Vs Terrorism

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To begin with following both of these tragedies they brought the world closer together and gave the world a sense of security and gratefulness of our freedom. There were many similarities that conjoined these events; which were the United States fear of immigrants and dissidents, production declines and stock market decline after 9/11, improved technology to locate terrorist and terrorism activity, and lastly deportation and arrests of alien citizens. After the Red Scare many Americans had become afraid of alien citizens and some even went as far as to hurt and shun them out of our world. The same thing happened following 9/11; after the attacks many Americans had become petrified of and began to harass and put out hate crimes against South…show more content…
In both cases there was a decline in production and unemployment began to rise after the Red Scare whereas the stock market had declined after the 9/11 attacks. After both events it radiated government officials and they began to form organizations and updated their technology to locate and identify terrorist activity. For example during the Red Scare a man by the name of William Palmer, with the help of police officials in the country, set up many raids where they arrested and apprehended more than 6,000 suspects in January of…show more content…
As stated before, though these both were harsh tragedies that happened in the world; it also brought the United States and other parts of the world together as a whole. Following the 9/11 attacks to support the United States for example many countries came together to show support to the United States and after the 9/11 attacks Americans began protesting and reconvening around the popularized phrase, "United We Stand," this was done so that Americans would keep the worlds hope alive in the midst of a terrible tragedy. The outcome of Red Scare enabled many states to pass the Criminal Syndicalism law that would outlaw acts of violence in securing social change; this law included limitations of free speech. In conclusion the Red Scare of 1919-1920 was set of by a fear of the Bolshevism and anarchism that Americans thought would soon be brought to America; along with the labor movement which then commenced the paranoia of the demarcated period. On the other hand the motives for the 9/11 attacks were stated to be a religious war; this also included reasoning’s as vast as the aggression of Jews in Lebanon against the Muslims, and the Americans holding sanctions against the
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