Reading responses 11

” A Great People Has Been Moved to Defend a Great Nation” In his speech addressed to the nation concerning the 9/11 attacks, George W. Bush highlighted some of the most fundamental aspects that distance America from the rest of the world. He mentioned the evil acts by the terrorist attacks that caused mass murder with the intention of causing chaos and fear. The attacks were meant to shake the sheer foundation of America as a country that represents hope and freedom in the world, but failed. The president provided insights on the measures that became in place after the attacks. He verified the resolve and the willpower of the American people through the daring work of rescue workers who helped the casualties. Neighbours as well as strangers all came together to assist in donating blood and in whatever way possible. The military also responded fast in assisting the injured. The investigation for those responsible for the evil acts became put in place so as to bring them to law. The terrorist attacks of 9/11 will though become arched in the cultural life of Americans. The president through the speech appreciated members of congress who had also condemned the attack. The president mentioned the unity, and the partnership of America and its friends and allies in the struggle to ensure peace and security as well as condemning the terrorist attacks.
The speech by President Bush following the 9/11 attacks evokes a few questions; will terrorism ever be brought to an end? How best can the government deal with the issue of terrorism as well as ensure the best possible protection to its people? Does terrorism bring the best of out of people, the unity, the care and the generosity?
Works Cited
” A Great People Has Been Moved to Defend a Great Nation” AmericanRhetoric. com n. p.,
n. d. Web. 25th April 2012