On This Day in History
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The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were a series of attacks against the United States, coordinated by the terrorist group, al-Qaeda. The
attacks consisted of four suicide attacks using commercial airplanes to target symbolic U.S. landmarks. View a series of video clips, including
oral history and testimonial videos, to learn more about the day and the aftermath of the attacks.
On September 17, 1787 the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document they had created. Every year, on the anniversary of
this date, students all around the country observe the date by studying and learning about the U.S. Constitution. Use this series of video clips
to explore the history, significance, and modern day applications of the document.