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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do Americans view history?

2. He writes that he had never felt more ______________ and being in Europe made him see that America and Europe were the heartland of democracy and both were at war with a common enemy that threatened the West.

3. A writer named Bat Ye'Or warned that Europe was on its way to becoming what?

4. Who is vigilant to keep new Muslim immigrants on the Islam "straight and narrow?"

5. Why do journalists not argue with this method?

Short Essay Questions

1. Of what have immigrant Muslims taken advantage?

2. What is Paris becoming? How does the author support this?

3. According to the author, there is a clear difference between American and European thinking. What is this difference?

4. Describe the Norwegian e-mail petition.

5. Describe European politicians.

6. Describe the exploitation of the Western welfare states' generosity.

7. How else does the author say about France and its Muslim population?

8. What facts does the author give about rape? What is Unni Wikan's response to these rapes?

9. Describe immigration and integration in Europe.

10. What did many Europeans believe about George Bush?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Western Europe desperately needs immigrants.

Part 1) Why does it need immigrants? Why does the author believe it going about gaining citizens in the wrong way?

Part 2) What might eventually happen it these types of immigrants continue to enter the continent without any measures of control? Use the text to support your response.

Part 3) How has the U.S. been affected by immigrants? How are we still affected by immigrants? With what issues does the U.S. deal today regarding immigration? How does the U.S. deal with this issue? Does our country handle this issue well? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

A class is inevitable between the radical Muslims and liberal Europeans.

Part 1) Describe the radical Muslims and liberal Europeans. Why does the narrator believe a clash is inevitable?

Part 2) Have clashes already occurred? If so, when and why? If not, why not? How has the U.S. clashed with radical Muslims? Why?

Part 3) What might this clash do to Europe? How will this clash affect Americans?

Essay Topic 3

Olaf Gersemann tried to break the stereotype that Europeans had towards Americans.

Part 1) How does he go about trying to break this? Why does he try to break this stereotype? How does he benefit from ti?

Part 2) Is he successful at breaking the stereotype? Why or why not? What stereotype do Americans have of Europeans? Why?

Part 3) What stereotypes do you witness in your own life? Are these accurate? Why or why not? Can they be broken? Why or why not?

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