On 9/11, terrorists attacked the United States in an act of terrorism that had a lasting impact on the world. The attacks resulted in the deaths of 2,996 people and injured more than 6,000. In the aftermath, the world has become more aware of terrorism and the need for increased security.
9/11 - A Day That Changed the World
Which year did the 9/11 terrorist attacks occur?
Global War on Terror: A military campaign by the United States and its allies against organizations and countries they accuse of being responsible for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Islamophobia: A prejudice against people who practice the Islamic religion, which includes beliefs that Muslims are violent and dangerous. Patriotism: A strong feeling of love, respect, and support for one's country, its government, and its people.
Which iconic landmark was targeted in the 9/11 attacks?
- Empire State Building
- Statue of Liberty
- World Trade Center
The 9/11 attacks cost the US economy an estimated $123 billion in lost output, and more than $3 trillion in security and war-related spending in the 15 years since. The Twin Towers had their own zip code: 10048. The US government has spent over $6 billion dollars on 9/11 related health care costs for first responders and survivors.
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Which terrorist organization claimed responsibility for the 9/11 attacks?
In a few words, describe the impact of 9/11 on the world?
How many hijacked planes were involved in the 9/11 attacks?
What was the immediate impact of the 9/11 attacks on air travel?
- Temporary shutdown of airspace
- No impact on air travel
- Increased security measures