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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. Europe got past what fact about Arafat?
2. Galtung has received numerous awards and honorary degrees and has held several jobs with international agencies. He is the one that introduced the idea that all international conflict can be settled through what?
3. Europeans remain convinced that the Jews are the __________ that needed to be stopped.
4. The Dutch still believe that __________ is a possible ideal, despite the fact that it does not work.
5. Two journalists who fought against the norm, Helle Merete Brix and Lars Hedegaard, were condoned for the freedom they took to write about Islam by the Danish chapter of ________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Who fought the norm in Denmark? What were the results of their actions?
2. Why did the terrorists attack Spain? How did this lead to Europe going back to its peaceful ways?
3. What did Europe think of Arafat?
4. What did Hirsi want to do for Muslims?
5. What happened in Denmark after the 9/11 attacks? How did the Prime Minister deal with this?
6. Why might it be a problem if Europe wanted to switch to an American style economy?
7. What proof does the author give that anti-Semitism in France is spreading like an epidemic?
8. What do many European authorities believe about Muslim attacks on Jews?
9. Why does the author believe the U.S. will support Western Europe in protecting its freedom?
10. Who is Johan Galtung? What are Galtung's beliefs?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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