How the Sept. 11 Attacks Changed the Course of History
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 had near-immediate impact on the U.S. and the lives of American citizens, including spurring the longest war in U.S. history. Watch the videos below and browse the research materials to learn about the ways in which laws, politics, transportation, and public sentiment have changed over the last 20 years.
Video: 9/11 Educational Lectures
How 9/11 Changed America
Hugh McClean, director of The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic at The University of Baltimore School of Law, considers all the ways the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks changed America, from the start of what would become the longest war in the country's history, to the increases of surveillance and xenophobia.
The Political Legacy of 9/11
Roger Hartley, dean of the College of Public Affairs at The University of Baltimore, considers the political legacy of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including the shifts in public support for the war that would follow.
This research guide, provided by the Robert L. Bogomolny Library, was built to remember and research the events, stories and aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks through digital exhibits, collections and memorials. We honor those that died and remember, with hope, that such an attack never happens again.