In the Cancer phase (1990-2002) the USA’s natal chart has moon in the eighth sign from Cancer. Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac. Scorpio is the sign of death, secrets and transformation. This is further emphasized by the planets Mars & Uranus in the 12th sign from Cancer. 12th sign of the zodiac is Pisces, as sign also associated with death and transformation. Mars is the planet of war and Uranus is the planet of unpredictability and chaos.
Moon is at 26° Aquarius, towards the end of Aquarius. Towards the end of the eighth sign from Cancer. In 2001, towards the end of the Cancer phase (1990-2002) the 9/11 attacks happened.