How Did 9/11 Change America

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How did 9/11 change America Forever?
The morning September 11th, 2001, Americans across the country began their day just as they would on any other Tuesday morning. New York citizens woke up to clear and sunny skies, attending to their daily routines. What was unknown, was that the day they had just begun would be remembered as the Longest, most tragic day in New York’s history when the Twin towers collapsed in a terrorist attack. Many lives were affected differently, but how did this day change America forever? How were personal lives affected as well as Americans as a whole? The moment the Planes Hit the twin towers, America was changed forever.
New York City, also known as the Big Apple, The City that Never Sleeps, or the Concrete Jungle where
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Because this plane was hijacked after the first attacked, those who were on the plane were aware what was happening to them, and that they were going to die. Some passengers tried to fight back, and the plane ended up crashing into a rural field. All 45 people aboard were killed. Shortly following, at 10:28 a.m., the North Tower began to plummet to the ground as well. Once the building began to go down, there was no way to stop it, and the city of lost control completely. The towers were built to handle up to 200 miles per hour of wind, and large amounts of fire, but they simply could not handle the heat caused by the burning jet fuel. At this point, New York City was in full panic. People were trying to get out of the war zone any way possible. Some walked the bridge to Brooklyn. After the collapse of the two towers, all seven of the world trade center buildings caught fire. Building seven burned for seven hours and collapsed early that evening at 5:20 p.m. As the day went on, president George W. Bush had been shuffled around the country in search for safety. At 7:00 p.m. that night he returned to the white house. He then released a statement declaring that, “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of

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