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The events of and since September 11, 2001 have had an immeasurable impact on all facets of people's lives, especially in the United States. The loss of human life, threatened public safety, and the impact of a military response are just some of the issues concerning U.S. citizens and public officials. This C-SPAN in the Classroom series offers sets of materials designed to foster critical thinking about the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The materials offer: focused topics of inquiry; direct access to current information via C-SPAN; and a variety of viewpoints. Each set of materials is comprised of three components: topic description, C-SPAN video, and discussion questions. The suggested discussion questions in this set of materials are supplied as a starting point for exploration by teachers and students. Lesson plans are: "Am I Safe?""How Should the U.S. Respond?""How Should We Address Cultural Misunderstanding?""What Are the Economic Repercussions?""Why Is the U.S. a Target?" and "How are Other Countries Playing a Role?" (BT)

Descriptors: Aggression, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, International Crimes, Learning Activities, Public History, Secondary Education, Social History, Terrorism

For full text: http://c-span.org/classroom/sept11_about.asp.

Author: C-SPAN, Washington, DC.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=6457&id=ED457108

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