A because children are understood to be innocent so mentioning them plays on emotions
B to inform Americans that both children and adults were in the planes and buildings
C because President Bush was in a school with children when he first learned of the attacks
D to explain that our nation needs to be protected just as children need protection
A It informs Americans that our buildings were badly damaged.
B It reassures Americans that the nation is still strong.
C It consoles Americans who lost loved ones in the attacks.
D It celebrates America's victory over terrorism.
A encourage Americans to help with recovery efforts
B inform listeners of the government's actions
C diminish the emotional effects of the terrorist attacks
D persuade Americans to get back to work
A reassure Americans that we are not alone in our struggle
B remind Americans that other countries have suffered, too
C galvanize support in defending the United States
D Both A and B
A American allies
C American citizens
D A, B, and C
A reassure Americans that the U.S. remains strong
B inform terrorists that they didn't succeed in their mission
C thank our allies for their support and condolences
D A, B, and C
A He wants to gain support from his allies.
B He wants to thank leaders for their condolences.
C He wants to reassure the American people.
D He wants to declare war on terrorism.