The World Trade Center Essay

1180 Words May 14th, 2015 5 Pages
September 11th, 2001 is a day that everyone in American history knows. It is observed annual in schools and other federal buildings, and anyone alive and aware of their surroundings on that day could tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing when they received the news of the treacherous event. A terrorist attack where two passenger planes were hijacked to crash into the twin towers would change American history forever. Not only would this change the lives of the individual citizens, who were now becoming more patriotic, but foreign and domestic policies would change the way trade and business was conducted in the world as well.
The beginnings of terrorism when America is considered or even terror as a whole as it seeps through the lives of American citizens can be dated back to the first attempted attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. A loaded truck bomb was parked into the parking garage below the first tower of the World Trade Center. The bomb was intended to bring down the entire building but this didn’t happen. Although six people were killed and over a thousand were injured, they did not see their message as effectively delivered. The attempt was followed by a letter to the New York Times, deliberately stating that their attempt was an attack against the American political, economic, and military support to Israel, once again showing how people retaliate to America’s policies with violence to make a point, even if they were not American citizens…

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