Digital History of America 2000-Present
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Experience our digital history of America 2000-present with WisdomMaps!
The attacks of September 11, 2001 were the worst ever sustained by the United States in its history. Four commercial airliners, hijacked by Islamic terrorists, crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the forest of Pennsylvania.
The late-2000s financial crisis, the worst since the Great Depression of the 1930s, was triggered by a liquidity crisis in the American banking system. This resulted in the Great Recession, in which large financial institutions collapsed, banks were bailed out by governments, and stock markets experienced wrenching declines.
The major demographic and social shifts that took place in American society after World War II became evident with the election of Barack Obama, America’s first African-American president.
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