Essay On 9/11 Conspiracy Theory

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September 11, 2001 is a day no normal civilian was expecting to happen. It was a day that was able to change the world forever. This was the day that terrorists attacked the United States hijacking four airplanes, crashing them into Americas most prestige buildings, and taking the lives of innocent people. Days after these attacks conspiracy theories began to surface. Many people believed the 9/11 conspiracy theories to be true, and the government knew or had planned that an attack was going to go down on this day. One conspiracy theory circling around after the 9/11 attacks was that insider traders knew about attacks before they happened. Right before the September 11th attacks, some fishy business happened within the stock market and the insurance firms. An “extraordinary” amount of put options were placed on the United Airlines and American Airline stocks, the same airlines that were hijacked during the attacks. Many people speculate that traders were tipped off about the attacks and profited from the tragedy. Another conspiracy theory that surfaced was that Air Defense was told to stand down. Conspiracy theorists say the then US Vice President Dick Cheney ordered the military to stand down and not to intercept the planes. Now why was this? When at least a dozen Air Force…show more content…
Some believed it to be true, while others believed that it was just a way to make the government look bad. After learning more about what happened on 9/11, I too believe the theory to be true. Not only did inside traders know about the attacks before it would happen, but Air Defense was told not to help during the hijacking. Some witnesses also claim to have heard explosions inside the World Trade Center, indicating that bombs made the building collapse and not the planes. This day known as September 11, 2001 will forever be remembered and recognized in America’s
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