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September 11 Reflection Essay Thesis

After multiple changes to Libeskind’s original design of the Freedom Tower and prolonged disputes between the various parties involved over financing, Silverstein handed control over the building’s development to the Port Authority in 2006, and construction of the tower began in earnest after that date. In 2009, the Freedom Tower was officially renamed 1 World Trade Center, perhaps in response to concerns that the original name would make too tempting a target for future terrorist attacks. After years of sluggish progress, the rebuild effort quickened significantly in 2010, with 1 World Trade Center reaching the halfway point of its final height (693 feet above street level) by December. The tower is expected to be completed in 2013.

As for the rest of the complex, a new tower at 7 World Trade Center, rebuilt on the site of a 47-story building that was the last to collapse on 9/11, opened in 2006. The $2 billion 4 World Trade Center, located at the southeast corner of the site, houses more than 50 floors of office space and five stories of retail space; An ambitious glass and steel transit concourse, designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has also opened, while Silverstein’s 2 and 3 World Trade Center will be completed sometime after 2015.

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Essay on The 9/11 Conspiracy

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One of the most controversial events ever to occur is still being talked about to this day. September 11th, 2001 will forever go down in history as one of the most tragic disasters to hit the United States of America. It was heartbreak for all of us to see those towers fall and thousands upon thousands of American lives destroyed. One might ask themselves; didn’t everything get explained a little too quickly? Why did everyone so quickly forget the details to this tragedy? The events of September 11th, 2001 are surely going to be remembered for its brutal truth and will always remind us of the hate that we as humans can create. The events of September 11th happened so fast that lots of details were overlooked but now, six years later one…show more content…

Also if one takes a look at the video footage of the World Trade Center’s collapsing, one can clearly see several levels down a perfect explosion coming out level by level by level. The explosions are so precise that there is no possible way that they could’ve occurred by the collapsing itself. These explosions were caused by bombs that were placed inside the World Trade Center days before September 11th. An unexplained fire drill evacuation can prove that claim because why would everyone be ordered to evacuate the building days before September 11th? Maybe they were preparing for something in the event of an emergency (Hoffman, 2005). Actor Charlie Sheen says in an interview with Texas radio host Alex Jones (2006), "Call me insane, but did it sort of look like those buildings came down in a controlled demolition?" (¶ 3).
The actions of the U.S. government and the property management suggest that they knew of the attack in advance. In The Landlord (2001) it was found that the property manager purchased an insurance policy protecting specifically against terrorist attacks just days before the tragedy of September 11th? Furthermore, the anti-terrorism handbook distributed to government officials before the attack pictures the World Trade Center in crosshairs. This just doesn’t simply add up. If the government had nothing to hide, why would they avoid this type of media surrounding the

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