Events of 9-11

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Britannica: September 11 Attacks

September 11 attacks, also called 9/11 attacks, series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks committed in 2001 by 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda against targets in the United States, the deadliest…  learn more

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The 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

The Pentagon Memorial captures that moment in time at 9:37 a.m. when 184 lives became intertwined for eternity.  Each victim’s age and location at the time of the…  learn more

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Library of Congress: September 11

Today in History ordinarily presents events that happened at least twenty-five years in the past, but this day is an exception. Within hours of the terrorist attacks of September…  learn more

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Two Decades Later, the Enduring Legacy of 9/11

A review of U.S. public opinion in the two decades since 9/11 reveals how a badly shaken nation came together, briefly, in a spirit of sadness and patriotism;…  learn more

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THE SEPTEMBER 11 TERRORIST ATTACKS

On September 11, 2001, 2,977 people were killed in the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history. The moment shocked the nation. The 9/11 attacks were the deadliest on…  learn more

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Twenty Years Later: We Remember and Honor Those Who Responded

In 2021, we marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. We remember the sorrow of that day but also the dedication, commitment and strength…  learn more

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The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Naval History and Heritage Command On the morning of 11 September 2001, 19 terrorists from the Islamist extreme group al Qaeda hijacked four commercial aircraft and crashed two…  learn more

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Survivors’ stories: Heroism, tragedy inside Pentagon on 9/11

For many, images of the towers in New York crumbling into a mountain of debris, or the sight of black smoke billowing from the Pentagon, a symbol of…  learn more

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9/11 Archives: “In our New York office: A day like no other”

In New York and at the Pentagon, the National Archives offered help to assess records damage, stabilize damaged records, and reconstruct files if possible. Here, however, we are…  learn more

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CBS News: Remembering 9/11

Americans remembered 9/11 on Sunday with tear-choked tributes, and pleas to "never forget," 21 years after the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.  learn more

The Teacher's Corner Thematic Units - September 11th

The Teacher's Corner has put together a collection of resources and lessons to help you. The collection below ranges from specific ways to mark the anniversary, to learning…  learn more

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History Channel: September 11 Attacks

On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States.…  learn more

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PHOTOS: Remembering 9/11

Nearly 3,000 people died on the day of a series of coordinated attacks against the United States by terrorists who hijacked four passenger jets that crashed into the…  learn more

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9/11 Day: The Power of Good Deeds with Jenna Bush Hager

Join us for a special conversation about the power of doing good for one another, led by the amazing Jenna Bush Hager.  Jenna will share how 9/11 became…  learn more

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TeachersFirst's September 11 Resources

This collection of reviewed resources from TeachersFirst is selected to help students understand the events of September 11, 2001, and to plan lessons or discussions so students can…  learn more

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September 11: A Testimony

TeacherVision. This outstanding book contains photographs taken by the staff of Reuters after the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Authored by: TeacherVision Staff…  learn more

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Remembering 9/11: A Timeline of Tragic Events

As America remembers September 11, 2001 fourteen years later, INSIDE EDITION is looking back at how the tragedy unfolded. It was a clear, sunny day when Al-Qaeda terrorists…  learn more

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9/11 Activities for Elementary Students

For most adults, these events are etched in our brains. But students today are too young to remember the attacks. So you'll have to decide how much to…  learn more

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9/11 Memorial Museum

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers interactive lesson plans for students in grades 3 to 12 that address the 9/11 attacks, their ongoing repercussions, and the history of the…  learn more

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Encountering History: Free Resources Teaching 9/11

Teaching 9/11 in the classroom can be challenging and providing age-appropriate resources will help deepen your students' understanding and develop their critical thinking skills. Use these free articles,…  learn more

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Nine 9/11 Activities & Lesson Plans for the Classroom

Read on for 9/11 activities and lesson plans designed for middle and high school classrooms. Brenda Iasevoli August 10, 2021  learn more

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The 9/11 Lesson: Celebrating Real-Life Superheroes

Global Game Changers received a three-year AmeriCorps 9/11 Day of Service Federal Grant to develop a unique educational experience and lessons to fulfill our project vision and mission.…  learn more

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Flight 93 National Memorial

A common field one day.  A field of honor forever.  On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and…  learn more

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Our Stories Activities Sept. 11, 2001

Smithsonian's History Explorer. While many young children have heard references to "9/11" or "September 11," they may not have accurate answers to all of their questions about the…  learn more

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September 11: A Day of Remembrance and Service

Join us for a day of remembrance by visiting a national park or following the September 11 Observation at Flight 93 National Memorial. Or participate in the national 9/11 Day of Service by volunteering at national…  learn more

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Share My Lesson: 9/11 Lesson Plans and Resources

September 11, 2023, or Patriot Day, marks the 22st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. soil. This curated collection of 9/11 lesson plans, resources, and…  learn more

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On 9/11, They Were at School.

Here’s what happened inside their classrooms.  Chalkbeat asked teachers and students what they remember about that day of terror 20 years later. It was the beginning of the…  learn more

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September 11: Lessons and Resources for Classroom Teachers

Education World presents Remembering September 11, which includes five new lessons to help teachers reflect upon the September 11, 2001, attack on the United States. Those lessons keep alive…  learn more