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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. What system does this country have that is impeccable?
2. He disproved myth after myth and showed that Europe's high-tax society was _______________ the American liberal democracy.
3. During the first uprising in 1983 between Israel and Palestine, the Jews were portrayed as _________________.
4. The Spaniards were convinced, especially by the attacks, that Aznar was to blame for the bombings because he had gotten too close to whom?
5. Prime Minister __________ had had enough.
Short Essay Questions
1. What was the establishment's response to the public's dislike of their constitution?
2. How are Muslims a problem in schools?
3. Who is Johan Galtung? What are Galtung's beliefs?
4. What proof does the author give that anti-Semitism in France is spreading like an epidemic?
5. What do many European authorities believe about Muslim attacks on Jews?
6. What did Hirsi write? Describe this.
7. What happened to Van Gogh? How did others react to this?
8. Why did the terrorists attack Spain? How did this lead to Europe going back to its peaceful ways?
9. How did Germany begin to deal with immigration?
10. What happened in Madrid? How did people react to this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Americans believe in liberty for all.
Part 1) How has the author come to this conclusion? How does this compare to the European opinion of liberty?
Part 2) How does this belief affect the opinions of others towards the U.S.? Explain.
Part 3) How is this belief seen in your own community? How does it influence your daily life?
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
The writer never felt more like an American until 9/11.
Part 1) Why did he feel this way? How did his view of the U.S. change from the time he moved to Europe until this day?
Part 2) How did the view of many Europeans regarding this tragedy compare to the author's? Why? What does this say about both the author and the Europeans?
Part 3) What other events might have changed the European perspective on 9/11? Why?
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