Compare And Contrast Essay About 9/11

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On September 1, 2001, the country of the United States of America along with the world changed. An orchestrated attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and another target- unknown but possibly the White House -put in place by a group of terrorist, made headlines all over the world. These attacks cost the lives of many people in Washington D.C, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and New York City. In New York City, a total of 2,753 were killed when two planes were flown into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. These people consisted of the passengers and the crew on the plane, rescue workers, and occupants of the two buildings. All of these deaths were not due to the initial hits of the planes into the buildings, but were…show more content…
Before 9/11, liquids were allowed on planes and even knives with blades no bigger than 4 inches. An ID was not even a requirement at an airport and there were no full body scanners or pat downs. Now there are security scanners, bag checks, and ID checks before someone can get on an…show more content…
“I know several years after these attacks, travel went down to these places; these high impact place that people were afraid of being bombed or attacked again.” This quote from an American citizen made years after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shows that fear still lives in America even years later. This person also expressed how as a child and even as a young adult they were not afraid to fly. After the attacks on 9/11, they have yet to get back in an airplane. When she goes on vacation she only drives. Most people wanted to make things go back to the way they were before these attacks. People mourned these attacks and felt sorry for the victims and their

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