In the article, “Remembering 9/11,Twenty Years Later” (McGraw Hill), I read that fourteen members of al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets on a Tuesday morning when Americans were just about their normal day. They then intentionally crashed two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City causing the buildings to fall. The third plane crashed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Overall, these attacks caused 3,000 deaths, and the Bush administration began the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

How do you think everyone felt when they observed, first hand, the occurrence on September 11, 2001?x

I believe that 9/11 should be the most important day in American History overall because it became a well-known day to remember the catastrophic events that took place. I also believe that without the terrorist attack occurring, America wouldn’t be what it is now 20 years later so I think it was a good thing so that Americans would realize what negativity can bring into the aspect of many people’s minds but I do not encourage terrorist attacks in general. I really wished I was born during that time because I then would have a full understanding of why it creates this huge impact on many Americans. With this in mind, 9/11 should always be remembered throughout every corner of the world and in the future. 

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September 11, 2021 6:34 pm

Dear Ruendi: I am with joy and excited by your post,“What Was The Catastrophe That Occurred On September 11, 2001,” because I do believe that It should be one of the top if the the top of horror, and sadness to the country. Another thing that I agree with you is that there was plane’s targeting important places in the United States to give fear to people. One sentence that stands out to me is ”I really wished I was born during that time because I then would have a full understanding of why it creates this huge impact on many Americans”. Thank you for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because I love how you said that ”You wish that you were born to have a full understanding of this event. So with that being said I would also like to be born at this time so that I also have a full understanding of this event. Ivan Zavala Hernandez

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