9/11 national holiday...?
My personal opinion is that it should. I mean we have Marther Luther king day off of school, but we 9/11 we just should morn who lost. I am not related to anyone in new york ,but my mom is a firefighter so it is like losing someone we know. I think it should be it is the biggest Attack in American history!
I was wondering what other teens felt
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
It wasn't the largest attack in US history. If anything Pearl Harbor was larger.
It was a tragedy but I don't know if if should be a national remembrance day. However a lot of other tragedies have holidays, including Pearl Harbor, so it makes sense that it will get one eventually.
- 9 years ago
Actually, Pearl Harbor was not larger. 2,403 Americans died. Almost 3,000 died on 9/11.
9/11 was the biggest terrorist attack on American soil. However, I do not think it should be a holiday.
It's a day of remembrance. What happened on September 11, 2001, was a horrible thing and will NEVER be forgotten. But we can't take every 9/11 off, life still has to go on. We have to move forward as a country.
And holidays are like a celebration. And 9/11 definitely is not a celebration.
- JessLv 69 years ago
I don't think it should.
There have been many attacks on The U.S in history, and 9/11 was a big, and scary one, but it wasn't the biggest. Attacks on our country should be remembered, but not be made a national holiday.
Should we never forget that terrible day, of course. But if we were to make 9/11 a holiday, we would have to make every other battle and attack on our country a holiday; and that would be too many holidays.
I think the moment of silences we have every year is enough.
Every year their are always tributes about 9/11 on 9/11. I think that's more than enough to morn who's been lost; we don't need a day off.
- ?Lv 59 years ago
I agree about it should be a national holiday because so many people lost their lives that day. But that attack was not the biggest on America, Pearl Harbor was.
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- εℓℓεLv 69 years ago
I don't think we should. We should always remember and mourn for those lost, BUT there is a point where we should lay things to rest. Dwelling on the past is no way to live. Having a moment of silence makes sense, or having a school assembly maybe. But I don't see why it should be a national holiday...
- ?Lv 49 years ago
I think it should be a day of rememberance but not a holiday persay....and hun Peral Harbour was bigger... I didnt know anyone in the 9/11 attacks but my grandfather had best friends in the Peral Harbour attacks...and it.s not a Holiday
- ☺Tay☺Lv 49 years ago
not a holiday. The definition of a holiday is
A day of festivity or recreation when no work is done.
that doesnt sit well considering how tragic 9/11 was
- 9 years ago
Not a holiday I just think it should be a day for remembering those whobwe lost.
- CougLv 69 years ago
I'm an adult but i agree!