Terrorism: Changing Security in the United States

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In the past few decades, there have been various terrorist attacks throughout the world. Most importantly, countless acts of terrorism have been committed in the United States of America, that have gradually influenced the way the American security system and security at public buildings, public places, are run. Because of this act of terror, the American government has made protecting its citizens and country a top priority. These attacks, and the nation's response to them security-wise, still affect American's lives today physically and emotionally. Seeing that the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, September 11, 2001, and the Boston Marathon Bombing have happened on American soil, they have forever changed the way the country deals with terrorism. Without the state and federal government these changes would not be achievable. Since these terrorist attacks, the United States has changed security, but has security not changed in the for better or for worse?
Terrorist Attacks
As early as 1920, terrorists have been targeting New York City. The idea of terrorism all commenced when a bomb was implanted in a wagon outside the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (Shields). On September 16, 1920, a vehicle loaded with 100 pounds of dynamite and 500 pounds of cast-iron blasted across the street from the bank headquarters. Those guilty were never convicted. After the catastrophe, evidence pointed to anarchists because a note was found in a neighboring office building (Zalman). In the succeeding years in February 1993, a group of terrorists in Brooklyn, New York assembled a 1,500-pound bomb. On the 26th of February an omnipotent bomb was denoted in an underground parking lot. The bomb blew a extravagant hole through several floors (Kutler)....

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