Essay On How 9/11 Changed America

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Just thinking that one of your family members could be dead right now if one flight wouldn 't have been canceled is kind of a scary feeling. 9/11 changed America forever and it will never be the same. Many people sat in front of televisions and radios listening hoping there loved ones would come home. Some even expected calls.

Al Qaeda attacked the WTC for many reasons. They didn 't have capacity to destroy the us military, so they focused on the WTC instead. The twin towers symbolized globalization,America’s economic power, and prosperity.

The twin towers were amazing structures. Both of the twin towers were 110 stories each! The twin towers were the tallest buildings in New York City. They offered work space for over 35,000 people.

During 9/11 was very scary and devastating. American Airlines flight 11 with 92 aboard, hit the north tower at 8:46 am
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The 9/11 memorial is very beautiful. The memorial is to the left of where the buildings once stood. The memorial was entered in a large competition to decide which memorial should be put it the place of the twin towers. The winning design that is currently there was designed by Michael Arad and Peter Walker. Along with the memorial there are two very large reflecting pools. In these pools there are 30 foot waterfalls, these are the largest waterfalls in New York. Around the water pools there are all the names of the office workers, firemen, officers, and the medical field that died during 9/11 etched it bronze.

9/11 has changed America. Within less than a month the us enters the Afghanistan war. Afghanistan is the longest running war in us history. Two years later we entered Iraq. Many soldiers that were deployed over seas returned home with disabilities, or didn 't return home at all.

9/11 was a scary and devastating time for many families. It will be remembered as one of the most horrible and unbelievable days ever experienced in the United States. We can agree we will remember this day for many years to

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