While Europe Slept Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. Who were the weakest people in the Netherlands?

2. While the media and the establishment condemned the action, many Europeans, including more than ________ percent of Norwegians supported it showing that the common people wanted to preserve their liberty and have their voices heard.

3. Weeks after the film debut, what happened to its director?

4. Western European nations believe that the best way to help the poor is by doing what?

5. The Denmark writers' organization was about free speech, as long as it _________ the important issues in the world.

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author end the book?

2. Why does the author believe the U.S. will support Western Europe in protecting its freedom?

3. What did Hirsi want to do for Muslims?

4. Why did the terrorists attack Spain? How did this lead to Europe going back to its peaceful ways?

5. Why did Baum want to keep up with Dutch issues?

6. Describe Germany's economy.

7. What happened in Denmark after the 9/11 attacks? How did the Prime Minister deal with this?

8. Who was Pim Fortuyn? What were his beliefs?

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

10. What is one reason given by the author for why Europe is so anti America?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Ann Lindh was a Swedish ministers for foreign affairs.

Part 1) For what was she the forerunner? What is beneficial about this? What is detrimental? Why?

Part 2) How does Lindh reflect the view of many Europeans? Why does the author see this as a problem?

Part 3) What are your thoughts on this topic? Is this an issue in the U.S.? Why or why not? What other religious and cultural issues exist in the U.S.?

Essay Topic 2

Multiculturalism has not been successful in Europe.

Part 1) How has Europe attempted multiculturalism? Why has it not been successful at all, according to the author? Could it be successful? Why or why not?

Part 2) Has multiculturalism been successful in the U.S.? Why or why not? What can Europe and the U.S. learn from each other regarding multiculturalism?

Part 3) What can you do in your own community to promote multiculturalism? Explain.

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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