Effects Terrorism Has On Our Nation

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Effects Terrorism has on our Nation

Purpose: To inform readers of the effects the recent terrorist attacks have on society today.

Audience: General

Thesis: The terrorist attack on America has affected the economy, tourism and the foreign society tremendously.

The Effects Terrorism has on Society

From the lips of the FBI, “Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objective.” On September 11, 2001 the United States of America experienced such actions, it was the largest terror attack experienced by any country. The affect this had on America was tremendous, thousands are dead and tens of thousand of Americans in our country know someone who was killed or injured. The terrorist attack on America has affected the economy, tourism and foreign society.

     The economy has caused the U.S. unemployment to increase. The unemployment rate from two thousand one, to two thousand four has increased by 2 percent. The number of people without jobs has grown from six million, eight hundred and one thousand in
The year two thousand and one,to eight million six hundred forty six thousand and two hundred fifty currently. This massive downsize is due to the lack of finances to fund workers in the workforce. Also the United States paid over one point, thirty six million dollars to families who lost loved ones in the attacks; this also dampened the economy dramatically.

     The September 11, 2001 attacks on America had immediate impact on the nation’s tourist industry. According to statistics, tourism generates more than three point five trillion dollars in revenue worldwide. Eighteen million American are employed in travel and tourism related jobs. In America one out of every ten people are employed in travel. Travel and Tourism has...

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