After September 11th, How Has America Changed?

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Do you know what changes occurred in the U.S after September 11th, 2001? The 9/11 attacks continue to haunt the memory of Americans even if more than a decade has passed since then. The terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in New York has definitely impacted the policy of the US Government and many changes have been implemented since then.

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Let’s take a look at the top 7, in a fashion similar to our coverage of the NSA spying scandal.

No. 7: Veterans Educational Assistance Act

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The Veterans Educational Assistance Act, which became law in 2008, grants the full financial support for a post-graduate study program for veterans who have served for at least three years. The Act also ensures financial support for housing costs and other educational related expenses, such as books, supplies, and various fees.

No. 6: Censorship

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The 9/11 attack generated a massive censorship in the entertainment business. Numerous movies which were in production at the time were either cancelled or edited, and any shots depicting the World Trade Center were removed. Even episodes that had already been aired were edited in order to remove references to terrorism and the Twin Towers.

See the rest of the country’s most important changes after September 11th on the following pages:

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