National Security Vs. Civil War Essay

1961 Words Dec 6th, 2016 8 Pages
National Security and its implementations in the United States have caused persistent conflicts between those who want protection and those who want to keep their civil liberties. Moreover, Many citizens were not aware of this conflict prior to the gruesome aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack. This devastation, referred to as 9/11, was the result of an attack on the World Trade Center in New York City and an attack on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. As a result, the United states’ government promptly introduced the Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act, the PATRIOT Act, to the American Public. Consequently, In the years after the attack, many forms of media reenacted and alluded to the events that occurred on and after September 11th. One example of this came in the form of the 2006 - 2007 comic book series Captain America: Civil War. In the Civil War series the battle of national security versus civil liberties is clear. Accordingly, after the making of the 2016 film, Captain America: Civil War directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, many viewers formulated the question, “Are there parallels between Captain America: Civil War and the outcomes of the 2001 PATRIOT Act”?
Captain America: Civil war centers around the political divide that arise between Steve Rogers (Captain America) and Tony Stark (Iron Man). This occurs after a massive amount of collateral damage ensues as a result of the fighting between the Avengers…

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