Kristin Taylor-Secondary Source #7

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Kristin Taylor HIS 109.C7Z1 Dr. Joseph Marcum April 27 th , 2015 Secondary Source #7 Introduction: September 11 was one of the worst times for the United States because two planes crashed into two twin towers and killed a whole lot of passengers as well. The title of this secondary source that is being presented is called A War “unlike any other”? America and the world since September 11 and the secondary source was created and published in July 2011. In addition, the author of this interesting piece of history is Michael Sherry and he is a historian of war, politics, and culture in twentieth century America. From 1998-2001, he also served as Associate Dean of Weinberg College and Northwestern University as well. The thesis of this document is the responses of high officials understand about catastrophe: it is less the event itself than the context in which it occurs and the reactions it generates that determine whether it changes history. Body: First of all, the main points given to back up the thesis from the document is the water-boarding of Filipinos during the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902, the handling of Japanese personnel during World War II, and the Phoenix program which
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