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Argument Evaluation CRT-205 Argument- Terrorists were “extraordinarily successful” in their efforts to cause fear in the hearts of Americans. Premise- Goal of terrorism is to cause damage to their target and to make the population in general have fear that they might be next. Premise- Americans reacted with fear. Premise- Terrorists were successful in causing a great deal of damage. Conclusion- The terrorists achieved their major goal of spreading fear and thus disrupting lives. The first argument I chose to identify is in the first paragraph. In it, the author states that the terrorists were “extraordinarily successful” in their efforts to cause fear in the hearts of Americans. This argument is deductively valid since the premises logically involve the conclusion, and the premises provide a guarantee of the truth of the conclusion. The premises are true and they are easy to prove by simple research as to the security measures put into place in mass transit and government buildings and new restrictions on air travel since the attacks. The
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