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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. Norway stated that Bush was equal to whom?

2. How do Americans view history?

3. What are young Islamics taught about non-Muslims?

4. Europeans want to ignore __________ to prevent war.

5. The Norwegians were heavily populated with what?

Short Essay Questions

1. Do Europeans embrace each other's cultures?

2. What is the European view of the world?

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

4. What did many Europeans believe about George Bush?

5. What happened with the European Union tried to get its constitution out?

6. Why is the European media so different from the media in the U.S.?

7. Why do Europeans want to avoid war? How does this desire affect them?

8. What did Denmark do for its Jews during World War II?

9. Who fought the norm in Denmark? What were the results of their actions?

10. How are Muslims a problem in schools?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Krekar was a Mullah and an Iraqi Kurd.

Part 1) Summarize his story. Why is he adored by some and hated by others? What is the cause for these contrasting opinions?

Part 2) What does this attitude towards the Mullah reveal and reinforce about the European people? How does it reinforce the differences between European and American culture?

Part 3) What are your feelings regarding Mullah Krekar? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Johan Galtung is known as the "father of the international peace studies movement."

Part 1) Describe Galtung and his work. How is his work both beneficial and detrimental?

Part 2) What does the author think of him and his work? Why? Do you agree? Why or why not?

Part 3) Do you believe peace is the only way the liberty America wishes upon everyone can be achieved? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Europeans and Americans do not think the same way.

Part 1) What does the author mean by this? How do Americans think? How do Europeans think? What are possible causes for these differences?

Part 2) How do these different ways of thinking influence the way the country is run and the way people live?

Part 3) What differences of opinion are seen in your own life and community? What accounts for these differences?

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