CHAPTER 1 Read chapter 1 of Homeland Security: Introduction to Principles and Practice Chapter 1 The Idea and Origin of Homeland Security ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW: Please explain your answer if needed. 1. How would you rate the federal government response to 9/11 as compared with more recent disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy? 2. Why did an agency for homeland security evolve? 3. What alternatives to DHS are possible? 4. What is the most striking difference between DHS 2003 and DHS today? 5. Does DHS have a political edge? Does DHS reflect who is in power? 6. Which agencies might be arguably misplaced in DHS? 7. How do lay people and lay organizations impact DHS?