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  • 1. Bell Work
    • This New Deal program gave a pension to people over 65
    • Social Security
  • 2. America Faces Challenges and Terrorism Objective: Cover American develops from 2000 to Today
  • 3. 2000 Election
    • George Bush and Al Gore run for President
    • Race was extremely close
    • U.S. Supreme Court had to make decision
    • Bush becomes 43 rd President
  • 4. Terrorist Attack
    • Through out 1990’s terrorism grew
    • 1993 Islamic terrorist attacked World Trade Center
    • 1995 Oklahoma City was bombed
    • 1998 two embassies in Africa were attacked
  • 5. September 11 th
    • Terrorist spent years planning attack
    • 19 terrorist hijacked four planes
    • Killed 3,000 Americans
    • 2 planes hit the World Trade Center
    • 1 plane hit the Pentagon
    • 1 plane crashed in an empty field in Pennsylvania (Flight 93- fought back)
  • 6. America Reacts
    • President closes every airport in the nation
    • No planes could take off
    • NYPD and NYFD respond to the Trade Center and try to rescue people
    • The Towers collapse killing 343 firemen and 60 police officers
  • 7. Al Qaeda (The Base)
    • Was formed in 1989 by Osama bin Laden
    • Osama became a hero during war in Afghanistan against Soviets
    • 1996 Taliban takes over Afghanistan
    • Allows Osama to setup bases
    • Trains thousands of terrorist
  • 8. War on Terror
    • President Bush orders Taliban to turn over Bin Laden
    • Taliban refuses
    • Oct. 2001 U.S. goes to war
    • U.S. joins with the Northern Alliance to destroy the Taliban
    • Bin Laden escapes to Pakistan
  • 9. Preventing Future Attacks
    • The Patriot Act is passed in Oct. 2001
    • Gives increase power to Law Enforcement
    • Jan. 2002 Dept. of Homeland Security is formed to protect America
    • The dept. collected 22 other agencies from other depts. Border Patrol, Coast Guard, Secret Service
  • 10. 9/11 Commission Report
    • Was form to find out what went wrong
    • Suggests national intelligence services be reformed
    • F.B.I. and C.I.A. should share information
    • C.I.A. needs more agents on the ground