Terrorism in the 21st Century: Causes and Effects: Investigating the Attacks on the World Trade Center, 1st Edition

  • Lena Koya
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508174563
  • ISBN-13: 9781508174561
  • DDC: 974.7
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

The world watched in horror on September 11, 2001, when two passenger planes were flown into the World Trade Center buildings, killing nearly three thousand people. Soon after, the United States entered a war that would last many years. This book explores the events leading up to this horrific attack and the terrorist group responsible, as well as the attack itself and its long-lasting ramifications. Students will be guided in their reading with a timeline, a glossary, and a further information section to encourage a deeper understanding of the topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: History of the World Trade Center.
2: The September 11 Terrorist Attacks.
3: Immediate Responses.
4: Al-Qaeda.
5: Reactions Against Muslims.
6: The Global Fight Against Terrorism.
Timeline.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.