Look at this Wordle of the President’s speech. What would you say were his main themes?
Newseum : 9/11 Front Pages
Reaction around the World
Some interesting articles…
Bin Laden Sleeps With the Fishes: Do we always bury enemies of state at sea?
Twitter user unknowingly reported bin Laden attack
White House Photos
Food for thought…
Should pictures that would prove Bin Laden’s death be released to the public?
Do you agree with how the US handled the burial?
Some have said his death should not be celebrated. They cite the following quote. What do you think?
“an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”
The crazy impact of social media…
Dr. King said:
"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even one enemy." - Martin Luther King Jr.
OR DID HE?!
"Someone made up a quote , attributed it to MLK, Jr., and disseminated it widely, all within 24 hours. Why?" the Atlantic reports. "Perhaps they only wanted to say this thing, and knew that no one would pay attention unless it came from someone else. Or, perhaps they are getting a gargantuan kick out of seeing people repeat their lie ad infinitum."
Milestones: Osama bin Laden
After you’ve completed the timeline activity, respond to the following prompt:
Explain the extent to which you agree or disagree with President Obama statement that the killing of Osama Bin Laden is “a critically important victory for our nation.”