9/11 Informative Speech

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On September 11th, 2001, the United States suffered one of the worst tragedies in its history. The terrorist organization Al-Qaeda planned a series of attacks on the United States, killing 2,977 people and demolishing many buildings. (CNN) It created a massive financial toll on the country and the areas affected. The devastation was felt by everyone in the world, especially those closely affected by the tragedy. Americans all over were crying and mourning the loss of thousands of innocent people’s lives. That tragic day will go down in history in infamy. September 11th will forever be remembered as a day of devastation and sorrow in the United States. It was a normal morning in Boston, as people boarded American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines flight 175, both traveling to Los Angeles. No one on the planes knew that that day was going to be their last. Hijackers overtook the pilots and took complete control of the planes. The hijackers changed their courses to New York City, in which they were about to carry out an…show more content…
On May 1st, 2011, a team of Navy SEALs carried out a successful mission that killed Osama Bin Laden, the person responsible for organizing Al-Qaeda and the terrorist acts of Spetember11th. (Van Woerkom) The USA finally brought justice to the man who was responsible for the deaths of nearly three thousand innocent people. A memorial has been constructed along with a museum in honor of the men and women who lost their lives on that tragic day. There are two twin reflecting pools at ground zero where the original two twin towers stood, with the names of every victim of September 11th and the bombing of 1993 engraved in bronze panels around the edge of the memorial pools. Now, the Freedom tower stands 1,776 feet tall and is the new face of the World Trade Center. It is a symbol of the United States’ freedom and power as a country, and that there is nothing that can tear away our pride as

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