American History Timeline

by mssteph26
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
American History
Grade:
5,6,7,8,9

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American History Timeline

2000

Department of Homeland Security Timeline

2002/2003

2001

2009

November 25th 2002 the DHS was established by the Homeland Security Act based on the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. It began official operations January 24th 2003.

October 12th, 2000 the USS Cole was attacked by terrorists in Aden, Yemen killing 17 sailors and caused heavy damage to the ship.

On September 11th, 2001Terrorist Hijackers flew airliners into the World Trade and the Pentagon resulting in 3,030 deaths.

On November 7th 2009 the Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan killed 12 soldiers and wounded 31 prompting the DHS to more closely at domestic terrorism

2013

On April 15th 2013 the Tsarnaev brothers exploded two pressure cooker bombs at the Boston Marathon. 3 people were killed and 267 others were injured.

ISIS/ISIL terrorist organization in Syria and Iraq are killing innocent people and committing mass atrocities. They are causing a refugee crisis and mass exodus out of the region and into neighboring countries and Europe.

Currently


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