select a conspiracy to research

PS355

Short Assignment

Case: Conspiracies

Your first task is to

          (1) select a conspiracy to research and

Your second task is to describe (one page)

          (1) the conspiracy (who, what, when, where, why) and

Your third task is to analyze (one page)

          (1) the conspiracy to determine why people believe the conspiracy to be true (what brings “truth” to the facts and opinions presented / why do people believe the conspiracy).

**Include a citation for the source of your information. You may not pick the “moon landing” as a topic to research.

[As you complete the assignment, consider the tools that make evidence valid (a correct fact) and reliable (source is to be trusted). What convinces you of an argument’s validity? How do you determine if information is fact or opinion?]