logging in or signing up World Trade Center: It’s origin, fame and fall. shia25 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 652 Category: News & Reports.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: September 07, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description World Trade Center: History, fame and destruction. Explore why Twin Towers became a target of attack for terrorists. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript World Trade Center: It’s origin, fame and fall.: World Trade Center: It’s origin, fame and fall. http://ducketforyourthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Aerial-Photography-World-Trade-Center-New-York-City.jpgSlide 2: Opened in 1973, the magnificent World Trade Center went on to become America’s icon with home to nearly 500 businesses and approximately 50,000 employees. http://media.lonelyplanet.com/lpimg/27879/27879-101/preview.jpgOrigins of World Trade Center : Origins of World Trade Center http://data.greatbuildings.com/gbc/images/cid_wtc_mya_WTC_const.2.jpgSlide 4: The idea of establishing a World Trade Center was first conceptualized in 1943 when the New York State Legislature authorized the development of ‘World Trade Mart’. http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/09/29/alg_nys_senate-chamber.jpgSlide 5: http://www.awesomestories.com/images/user/8829130131.jpg After revisions, the building plans of constructing World Trade Center were eventually approved and unveiled by principal architect Minoru Yamasaki in 1964. It consisted of 15 million square feet building with two towers that is world’s tallest buildings.Construction of the World Trade Center: Construction of the World Trade Center http://www.worldgreatestsites.com/pics/1-world-trade-center_usa.jpgSlide 7: Construction began in 1966, with the two towers- at 1368 and 1362 feet and 110 stories each. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2oXH8AbQCfs/SMbElHdddJI/AAAAAAAAB5Q/Caw0-aIN-uk/s400/WTC+10.JPGSlide 8: Take a look the construction of the world’s famous Twin TowersA New York City Landmark: A New York City Landmark http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kptjpyCEzM1qztq6to1_500.jpgSlide 10: The building soon became an epicenter of government departments, financial and trading companies, such as Department of Commerce, Customs’ Service; also hotels, shops and many other offices. Additionally, the towers had nine chapels of various faiths. http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/freedom-tower-ny/images/14-below-grade.jpgSlide 11: On a single working day, as many as 200,000 visitors from all over the world passed through the complex. http://cdn.wn.com/pd/c5/7b/5c62b60221616d755011e9de350f_grande.jpgWhat made terrorists target WTC?: What made terrorists target WTC ? http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ydQeUC1htn8/TcDcai5o8mI/AAAAAAAAAGY/xJSHnvOxSb4/s1600/terrorism.gifSlide 13: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3c/LOC_Lower_Manhattan_New_York_City_World_Trade_Center_August_2001.jpg The World Trade Center were the financial capital of America’s multinational businesses, they were the functional centers of finance, they were iconic symbols of America’s mighty economic impact on the world.Slide 14: These Al Qaeda terrorist group viewed this symbol as a threat to their existence, their way of life and their community. They perceived a country like America as stealing their wealth that allowed the latter to live. The jobs, money, industries, land and homes constituted a collective wealth of a nation. http://www.summarynewspaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-300x225.jpgSlide 15: The terrorist organization looked upon WTC Towers as a symbol of America’s wealth and attacked the building. Symbolically, they attacked the nation. http://www.aliahdirect.com/american-egel-crying-flag.jpg You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.