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The attacks on September 11, 2001 has left an enduring impression on the United States and the world. In December of 2001, Congress and the President enacted Public Law 107-89; declaring September 11th as Patriot Day.
- The 9/11 Memorial
- The 9/11 Digital Archive
- Words to Remember
- Milestone Documents: The Documents of 9/11
- HMH This Month in History
- Commemorating 9/11 Through Classroom Discussion (Learn 360)
- Joint Resolution Declaring September 11th as Patriot's Day (Public Law 107-89)
- Media Resources
- September 11th Digital Archive
- Life After 911 - PBS
- Life After 911 - PBS - For Teachers
- Washington Post
- Library of Congress - Witness and Response
- Time - 9/11 the First Year
- Time for Kids
- CNN - War Against Terror
- MSNBC - 9/11/01