Presentation on theme: "9/11 Remembrance WHAT IS IMPORTANT ABOUT 9/11/2011?"— Presentation transcript:
9/11 Remembrance WHAT IS IMPORTANT ABOUT 9/11/2011?
brainpop 9/11 How did our nation respond? (Presidential Address) Let’s share your family experiences…
Statistics Facts: 19 men hijacked four fuel-loaded U.S. commercial airlines bound for west coast destinations. This terrorist attack on the United States was orchestrated by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. A total of 2,977 people were killed in New York City, Washington, DC, and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. 19 men al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. The Victims: At the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, 2,753 people were killed when hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 were intentionally crashed in the north and south towers. Of those who perished during the initial attacks and the subsequent collapses of the towers, 343 were New York City firefighters, another 23 were New York City police officers and 37 others were officers at the Port Authority. The victims ranged in age from two to 85 years. Approximately 75-80 percent of the victims were men. At the Pentagon in Washington, 184 people were killed when hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the building. Near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 40 passengers and crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 93 died when the plane crashed into a field. It is believed that the hijackers crashed the plane in that location, rather than their unknown target, after the passengers and crew attempted to retake control of the flight deck. As of September 2015, 1,640 of 2,753 WTC victims' remains have been positively identified.
So why does history repeat itself if terrorism is so bad? What exactly is terrorism? brainpop terrorismbrainpop terrorism
Can we make connections to terrorism today? WHAT TERRORISM HAVE WE STUDIED IN THE PAST?
The Crusades, what are they and how do they relate to the terrorism we see today? brainpop crusades brainpop crusades Let’s pick up where we left off. The Roman Empire falls, the Barbarians rule, what’s next?