Poster Modern America

Module Ten Lesson One Assignment Two

Election of 2008

1) Obama won the election

2) if john McCain won then Sarah Palin would have been his vise president

3) Obama was the first not legally white president we have had

4) Obama only got 19 states and McCain got 29

9/11 the attacks

1) the patriot act prioritized national security and defense, often at the expense of civil liberties it was made to stop another 9/11

2) Less than a month after 9/11, U.S. troops invaded Afghanistan in an attempt to dismantle al-Qaeda, the terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the attacks, and remove the Taliban government

3) the 9/11 attacks where unprovoked

4)on Nov. 19, 2001 Congress passed the Aviation and Transportation Security Act. That agency and that law are the reasons you need to show up at the airport a few hours before your flight, take your shoes off as you pass security and can’t bring liquids on the plane.

the War in Iraq, or the War in Afganistan

1) the war on Iraq started on march 20 2003

2) on December 14 2003 sadom was captured

3)these wars where started because of 9/11

4) the war on Iraq lasted 9 years