Most Important Events of the 2000s

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A list of the most important events from 2000-2009.

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1September 11, 2001

This effected the world on a huge scale, look at what would not have happened if this didn't happen, this was a huge deal.

The tragic events on that day forever changed the way we look at terrorism. - ghmaster1354

Terrorism is bad for the world because it can wreck buildings famous places and they can kill many people now everbody knows that

It was a sad moment, and who ever did this should be killed for the murder of millions

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2Michael Jackson dies

he's awesome and a lot of people looked up to him

Which year did Michael Jackson die and by the way this is 5 ratings out of ten

I love Michael Jackson. I think it's a shame he died along with his talent.

What year did he die?

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3Hurricane Katrina

My brothers teacher left new Orleans when it hit, sad to know she saw her home place get destroyed

Well, I wouldn't exactly call it a major event, although, it did leave a huge impact on the world. It changed our way of resources and showed an ability of working together. I'm sure in some ways it can be a major event. It led the help of many people to work together to help the community.

Think about it, think about the millons of dollers spent helping New Orleans and how much this effected our country! Hurricane Katarina changed everything, mainly our responce to how to react to a natural desaster.

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4Election of Barack Obama

This should be higher than Michael Jackson dies... I think Michael Jackson dies should definitely be high up but this should be higher.

He was the first African American president! Huge event that should be recognized more.

Because he's the first ever Africa-American President of U.S. and I think no matter what is your color you have ability to lead the country! - ethellelism

Michael Jackson's death is irrelevant. It's not the most important thing to have happened in history.

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5Saddam Hussein Captured

Yep, I agree. This was significant. - HezarioSeth

This is a pretty important event. Saddam was one of the most evil people of the 21st century so far. He gasses and commited genocide his own people. His capture helped bring justice to all the atrocities he committed as Iraq's dictator

6Haiti Earthquake

The Haiti earthquake killed many people and destroyed many homes luckily lots of countries chipped in to help by bringing them food and water it is a natural disaster.

This was a HUGE deal. SO many people died and all around the world people came together to help. This was such a major event. Why is this so low on the list?

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7Tsunami in East Asia

9/11 was bad, but did it ruin the lives of millions no, therefore this is a more tragic event. But oh well what can you do against patriotic oh look at me being smart invading countries that didn't need invading cause they got oil Americans who think the world is about them. GET A GRIP, ITS NOT.

It's an huge tsunami and all the place that eat the tsunami has been changed for the good of the peaple so I think that the tsunami is a dangerous attak from the sea.

8Pluto.No longer a planet.

No longer a planet to the human science. But something can't be denied from what it is, it is like you kick out somebody from the family.
Pluto is considered a dwarf planet from 2006 but it's still a planet... - MatrixGuy

It is still a planet. I think they just said that it wasn't because kids were getting it confused with Mickey mouse's dog.

Pluto deserves to be a planet it was my favorite and I don't care what you science geeks say in my heart it's a planet. It my be small but great things come in small packages and so does TNT go PLUTO

So sad, miss that guy

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9The Economy CollapsesV2 Comments
107 July 2005 London Bombings

Worst attack in Britain that ever happened! This should be at 2! - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

The Contenders

11The Virginia Tech Mass Shooting

Shows the advancement in the technology

12Green River Killer CapturedV2 Comments
13War On TerrorV2 Comments
14Ronald Reagan diesV3 Comments
15Euro Comes to Europe

The Euro was introduced to Europe in the 2000s now days many European countries use the Euro as their national money (Europe has Euro in it)

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16Michael Jackson Molestation TrialV1 Comment
17The 2000 Election in FloridaV1 Comment
18Dick Cheney Shoots Friend

I have no idea what this is about I wanna learn more about this

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192009 Iran Protests
20Johnny Cash Dies

My parents love him! I wish he was alive.

So sad, miss that guy. Met him once

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