How Did 9/11 Changed Our Society

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I chose the archive about the event on September 11th known as 9/11 which changed the United States government and security forever. On the morning of September 11th 2001 many lives of families and co- workers changed in a matter of hours. September 11, 2001 around 8:45am the first hijacked plane, American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, leaving a gaping hole in the building causing many men and women to flee down the stairwells in hopes they weren’t up in flames. Suddenly the United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston, the second hijacked plane, was headed towards the South Tower of the World Trade Center around 9:03am. In disbelief around the world people were glued to their television screens shocked that there was a terrorist attack in New York City. The course of events caused many people to be trapped in debris, dust, and sadly jumping out of windows to their deaths. During September 11th 2,996 people were killed and more than 6,000 others were wounded, leaving people shocked and traumatized all around the world. The government soon had to place rules and security policies throughout airports to ensure the safety for future travelers …show more content…
Security screeners were often not effective, they couldn’t detect weapons and other items that could potentially be dangerous. Security used to not be a hassle when you went to airports, you didn’t have to take your shoes, jackets, or belts off. In 2001 President Bush provided twenty billion dollars for upgrading technology, allowing people to safe while traveling. This included strict baggage checks and improved security systems and