The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
framework in the North was demolished, “especially after Operation Linebacker II”. (Rohn) Operation Linebacker II, was a full-scale air campaign against the North Vietnamese, the planes dropped bombs on densely populated areas over an 11-day spread. These bombings showed innocent civilians of South Vietnam violence and war, which hurt their community and family. Till this day there are several unexploded bombs left in the Vietnamese rural areas. The environmental damage to Vietnam was immense and was hard for the people of Vietnam to get over.
The United Nations has taken a pledge to aid any country where a genocide or acts of genocide are occuring. In Rwanda’s current state, approximately 170,000 people have perished, innocent men women and children, by the hands of the Hutu rebel group. At this rate, in another 140 days, the entire Tutsi population will be eliminated. This ongoing rivalry has led the two groups to blame each other for every dilemma that has occured in Rwanda. This rivalry climaxed on April 6th when the Hutu president, Juvenal Habyarimana died in a plane crash, and the Hutus blamed the Tutsi Rebel Group (the RPF) for his death.
Austin King Ms. Den Otter A.P. English Language and Composition President Obama Speech Analysis On the morning of September 11th, terrorists hijacked 4 planes, 2 of which were crashed into the World Trade Center Buildings, another hit the Pentagon, and one was crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. This tragic morning in American history caused the death of almost 3000 people, and the leader of Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was behind it. After planning a mission for around 4 years to execute Osama bin Laden, on May 2, 2011, he was killed by US special forces. President Obama follows this event with a speech, its goal being to inform the American people of the death of the man who had caused the death of so many loved ones, and achieves this by using rhetorical devices such as parallel structure and appeals to emotion.
A couple weeks later is when Arnold Smith made an appearance. Unfortunately, a few weeks before he was going to surrender, he got drunk and set his hotel room on fire and burned to death (Smith 10) Many theorist believe the person that sent the package was in fact Arnold Smith. After all,there was seemingly one person who killed her so it is possible that Arnold sent the package and then a month later attempted to turn himself in. All in all, Arnold Smith was the only person who could supply accurate details of her murder, and that 's why he 's believed to be a considerable
Changes in society and technology have had an impact on the armed conflict also. The changes of society have made warfare’s more humane. For example, during Wold War II Allied bombers killed hundreds of thousands of civilians in Dresden and Tokyo as a matter of tactics, despite the fact that NATO airstrike in Afghanistan 2010, where nine civilians were killed, made the news as a tragedy and leading the top NATO commander in the country to apologize to Afghan President Hamid Karzai (Goldstein, pp. 3). Furthermore, when today 's civilians do end up in harm 's way, more people are looking out for them.
Isn’t all the mass shooting and gun violence enough to show the government how much America needs more restrictive gun laws? Americans need to help make a change to keep more innocent people from dying. Too many lives are being taken because of violent shootings. According to everytownresearch.org, “On an average day 96 Americans are killed with guns. Additionally, on average there are nearly 13,000 gun homicides a year in the United States.” David Frum, Daily Beast and CNN contributor, stated, “About 200 Americans go to emergency rooms every day with gunshot wounds."
[While this appears astonishing, the fact is that he’s already on a life sentence for 1 murder when he arranges 3 more people be murdered. He worked hard to get this and the state really didn’t have the right to refuse what he’d labored to have.] January 17, 2008 British Airways Flight 38 lands on crashing. [152 passengers; 47 injured; 0 dead (good reflexes, pilots!) It’s 1st 777 written off.
This number is just only American soldier. According to Frontline, 81,936 Afghanistan civilians died from an aerial bombardment by America. This is way too many innocent people are dying. The other example would be war involving drugs. Mexican drug war is a war battled against Mexican Mafia and the government.
Oklahoma City Bombing “On April 19th, 1995 one of the worst bombings happened on American soil.” Two ex Military Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh were planning a terrorist attack in Oklahoma City. (History.com) They had set diesel fuel and bombs in a truck in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building by pillars. (JamestownPublisher) McVeigh was angry at the U.S. government with citizens and politics. Nichols and McVeigh had planned this for a few months. When the bomb went off it ended up killing 168 people and about 16 children in the school nearby.
On that day, more than three thousand people died including innocent civilians, firefighters, and passengers on those airplanes. The cruel act from the terrorists cannot be ignored and pushed aside. The government needed to step in and do something. This would be an unforgettable tragedy that will remain in the history of the United States forever.
A New York rescue worker exclaimed that, “We 're going to look on this as the day everything changed… It just feels like nothing’s ever going to be the same” as a result of the thousands of passengers on the airplanes, policemen, firefighters, emergency workers and regular civilians who died that day without doing anything wrong (Stewart 10). Sadly, many of the hijackers sacrificed their lives for the horrors Bin Laden wanted accomplished and did not even know at the time how big of a horror would create (Margulies 8).” In fact, a London newspaper, The Observer, published a letter dated on September 10 from the 26 year-old hijacker Ziad Jarrah that was to his girlfriend, Ayse Sengun
When the lever was pulled on the electric chair, it then put three thousand volts into his body but then short circuited because of the needles that was placed in Albert’s pelvis. They had to put another jolt of three thousand volts into his body and that is when he was pronounced dead. Some people will never forget about Albert Fish’s crazy life including his childhood, into adulthood as a serial killer and his death. There are people out in the world that could be just like him. You have to watch out for crazy people.
Document Based Assignment 2 On September 11, 2001 terrorists attacked our country causing one of the most devastating events in United States history. Islamic extremists seized control of four airplanes, crashing two of them into the Twin Towers, one into the Pentagon, and the last in Pennsylvania. Overall they killed 3,000 people and another 6,000 were terribly injured.9/11 is a day the U.S. will never forget, paying respect every year to all those who sadly died. There are many clues leading up to this incident showing Osama Bin Laden’s hatred towards the U.S. and the Americans reaction to him. Osama Bin Laden is the leader of al-Qaeda, the Islamic terrorist group that attacked the U.S. On February 23, 1998, Laden created the rule for all