1. Background information on Charles Manson, including his upbringing.
2. Summarize the murders that the Manson Family were involved in and explain what part Manson played in those murders.
3. Analyze the victims and why were they chosen. Include whether there were any common demographics or characteristics?
4. The prosecution of Manson. In your opinion, was the outcome appropriate?
5. Manson is often tied to the term “serial killer.” Do you feel that Manson fits the criteria to be labeled a serial killer? Provide support for your opinion?
6. Apply one theory that you have learned in this course to describe why these crimes may have occurred.