Appendix D Essay

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Part I Define the following terms: |Term |Definition |Ethnic group |“A group set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns” |Anti-Semitism |Hostility, prejudice, or the act of discrimination against Jews or the practice of Judaism | |Islamophobia |According to Webster’s online dictionary, Islamaphobia came into common use after the attacks on September 11, 2001 and “is a neologism that refers to prejudice or discrimination against Islam| |Xenophobia |According to Webster Dictionary (1997) Xenophobia is “the fear or dislike of foreigners or anything strange” | |Persecution |According to Webster’s Online Dictionary Persecution is “the act or practice of persecuting; especially, the infliction of loss, pain, or death for adherence to a particular creed of mode of| |Religious group |According to US Legal.com (2001-2012) The term religious group means “as set of individuals with identity as such is distinctive in terms of common religious creed, beliefs, doctrines, practices, or rituals” | Part II Select at least 1 religious and 1 ethnic group not your own from the list below. • Religious groups (based on http://religions.pewforum.org/pdf/affiliations-all-traditions.pdf) o Christianity • Evangelical Protestant • Mainline Protestant • Historically Black Churches • Roman Catholic • Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) • Jehovah’s Witnesses • Orthodox (Greek, Eastern) o Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, or Reform) o Buddhism (Theravada or Mahayana) o Islam (Sunni, Shia, Sufism) o Hinduism • Ethnic groups

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