On the 11th of September 2001, four commercial planes along the eastern coast were hijacked, the hijackers then took these planes, and flew them towards the North Tower, World Trade Center, and the South Tower, this suicide mission, lead to much chaos and commotion among this ambivalence many lives were lost due to these attacks, and the nation was left wounded and without answers to who was responsible for this. Following this attack, at 8:30 that evening President George W. Bush addressed the nation through television and radio about what had happened in their nation. This speech not only served to united the nation and many others in the world, it also impacted America’s views when it came to foreign policy and America’s involvement with terrorism. As this was not that first time that America has faced. On February 26 1993, a car bomb was detonated in New York City, where Arab extremists hoped to break the foundation of the World trade center, and have it collapse. Though many were harmed with this incident, the World Trade Center was not destroyed. In President George W. Bush’s address, he was able to reunite the nation, invoke a sense of patriotism and courage inside the citizens of America, and to prove to the nation and others what America has done and will do in order to get back on its feet. Lastly this speech further more established and justified its reason for America to fight a global war against terrorism.
With President Bush’s use of simple language,when it came to addressing the nation led to his speech being understood by a broader audience, and also invoked a sense of fear in the hearts of American enemies which could not have been done with President Bush...
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...themselves they had to face the unnecessary hat and they had to take the blame for something they had nothing to do with. In the community I live in, there once was a sense of hate due to the visualization that arose from this speech with this thought of patriotism many forgot what an America truly is, a person who embraces the melting pot, and acceptance that America stands for. Now a decade after the attack, and once we understood who were the real people who caused many Americans to suffer, the hatred that once against is now disappearing the innocent people. In this decade since, the community still remembers 9/11, whether it be a discussion that is held everyday in school on that day, or whether it be in Washington D.C where many to this day go and show their respect at the 9/11 memorial, keeping mind the promise America had made to fight for freedom and peace.
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