How Does 9/11 Affect Our Society

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On September 11, 2001, the world stood still as the United States of America fell apart. Nineteen militants, four airplanes, and over 13,000 American citizens were involved. Nearly 3,500 died in all plane crashes and over 10,000 were injured in the attacks. The deadliest day for New York, was also the day nothing in the world would be the same ever again. Because or a terrorist attack and a startled country, people lost faith in their safety in the US, and I don't blame them. This not only affected the nation just in the fact it was completely unexpected and unsettling, it also caused increased air and travel security, new government associations were put in place for our safety, and tourism rates drop in the US.
Before 9/11, not all airports had check points, or baggage checks. But that all changed in the weeks following. The United states let each individual airport put in place their own security regulations. But after the attacks, the Aviation and Transportation act was put into place. Before the attacks, some airports had very minimal security, but now you wont enter an airport without being asked to take off your shoes and walk through a metal detector. Maybe, if
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Also, the government created new laws, and bills to benefit citizen involved in ground zero and our military. This event lead to increased border security, and like stated before, increased airport security. Also the government put in place a Post 9/11 G.I. Bill to give soldiers educational funds. If a soldier came out after the 9/11 attacks and wished to attend a college for further education (like my father) the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill would provide the necessary funding for the soldier to attend college. The 9/11 attacks shocked our country but because of it, we have education for soldier, and increased safety at all

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