Two Important Events In US History

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Two important events in U.S. history are the hijackings on September 11, 2001 and the bombings at Pearl Harbor. These two attacks will always be remembered in U.S. history. These two events caused many people to die and left our nation in shock. These two events caused the American people to be left in fear and agony. They caused our government to be furious and to start war against Japan and against terrorism. On September 11,2001 American Airlines flight 11 and United airlines flight 175 were hijacked and crashed into the north and south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. American flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia. A fourth plane United Airlines flight 93 crashed into Shanksville, Pennsylvania after the plane's passengers tried to overcome the hijackers who were intending to crash the plane into either the White House or the Capitol Building In Washington, D.C. There were 2,996 people killed and ijured more than 6000 others. These attacks caused at least 10 billion in property damage.. There were 19 hijackers in total. On December 7,1941 more than 2,400 were killed and 1,000 more were …show more content…
to retaliate in war against the Empire of Japan and war against terrorism. The presidential responses from Franklin D Roosevelt and George W Bush informed the American people on what had happened on September 11, 2001 and December 7, 1941. President Bush emphasizes that the acts were “acts of terrorism and acts of evil”. In President's Roosevelt's speech, he says that “the day will live in infamy”. In both speeches both presidents say how many people were lost in the tragic events and that how these events can hurt the “Foundation of America” as said by President Bush. That how these events only made the American people come together and become stronger. In Roosevelt’s speech he talks about wanting to declare war on Japan and to make sure events like that never threaten our nation

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