Essay The United States Of America

2003 Words Nov 24th, 2015 9 Pages
The United States of America is an economic, technological, and military powerhouse in the world. Many countries have accepted the fact that we are one of the most powerful nations on this planet, and generally should be feared when acts of war are committed against us. This has allowed citizens for so long to be able to live in peace and harmony. However, on a fateful day in September of 2001, this beautiful nation was relentlessly attacked and sent the entire country into a doleful state. At 8:46 A.M. on a sunny fall morning, American Airlines flight 11 crashed into floors 93-99 of the North World Trade Center building. This killed every passenger inside the plane, hundreds in the building on impact, and many more throughout the next abhorrent hours. Not even fifteen minutes later, United Airlines flight 175 crashed into the South Tower. Again, this immediately killed everyone on board and hundreds in the building. It is generally a given fact that this horrific event was caused by Al Qaeda. A terror driven force lead by Osama Bin Laden. Some conspiracists have their own idea of what happened. For example; America conducting this terrible attack on themselves to legitimize the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Though not everyone sees eye to eye on who exactly did it, people know one thing for a fact. This tragedy not only caused extreme despair, but also sent fear into the hearts of our citizens. This overwhelming fear had caused a chain of events that transformed, not…

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