Looking Back at September 11, 2001


Step One:
In order to create your article the first thing that you must do is find out what happened while you were in a coma.  The easiest way to do this is to create a timeline of the events that followed September 11th.
Use the following links to create a time line and fill in what you feel are the key events leading to and including the War on Terror.

The September 11th Archive

September 11th News

September 11th online articles

Interactive view of the War on Terror

Step Two:

Now that you have a good grasp of the events involved in our current War against Terroirsm, write an editorial about your feelings of these events.  Include your feelings about the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, your feelings about how America is reacting to these tragedies, and your thoughts on war.  Also, you may include pictures.

Questions for your reporter's journal:

Question 1: How many people were killed in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11th?  How many of them were American?

Question 2:  What are some of the weapons being used by the United States in the mountains of Afghanistan?  Why are the different from weapons that have been used in the past?

Question 3:  Why does the United States believe that the attacks on September 11th were committed by Osama Bin Laden and his followers?

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