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  • Muslim Moors In Spain

    This topic strongly appealed to me because the time of Muslim rule by the Moors in Spain marks a unique moment in the middle ages whereby Muslims, Jews and Christians intermingled with some level of religious tolerance. It is also an important topic because the achievements the Moors brought to Spain and the rest of Europe are often ignored by academics. The purpose of this essay is to highlight the important achievements of the Islamic Moors in Muslim Spain. However I will restrict my analysis to why the achievements of Muslim Moors in Spain are largely over-looked today. In 711 the Muslim Moors of Northern Africa invaded Spain with an army of over 7000 troops lead by Tariq Ibn Ziyad (the then governor of Tangiers) with the purpose…

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  • Muslim Argumentative Essay

    Robel Haile Professor Jay Shearer English 070 08/02/2017 Muslim The word I chose to write my argumentative essay is “Muslim.” It means a person who follows the religion of Islam. Islam began in Mecca and Media at the start of seventh century. According to history of Islam-Wikipedia, The Prophet Muhammad introduced Islam in 610 A.D. after receiving what he maintained to be “divine revelations.” Muhammad imposed the Quran, which is the holy book of Islam. However, Muslim is used differently in…

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  • American Muslim Goals

    perspectives. People throughout the world hold different religious values. One person’s religious value will not match the religious values of another person. Islam is a religion that is accused of supporting terrorist activities throughout the world. Through day-to-day knowledge of what is happening around us, other religions observe evidence that Islamic followers direct their actions and techniques to proclaim ‘power’. Although, that particular action does not go down well with Muslims across…

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  • Islamophobia And Stereotypes Of Muslims

    Islamophobia, an irrational hatred or fear of Islam and prejudice against Muslims, has been manifesting itself in several parts of the world especially in Europe. This phenomenon dates back to the 1980s, but has been more commonly used after the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Recently, Islamophobes has a perception that Islam has no common values with other cultures, so they have a belief that they are only protecting their values and cultures. The main problem of this perception is that most Europeans…

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  • Syrian Muslim Refugees

    Ever since the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11th, 2001 a fear of radical Islam, the Muslim religion as well as Muslim individuals was born, especially in the United States. This fear created major issues when conflict began to arise in Syria. Thousands of Syrians began to flee Syria for their own safety. This specific group suffers from great discrimination which makes them a very vulnerable population to work with but they also hold their religion very close to their persons…

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  • Muslim Immigration Thesis

    My family research project will focus on the fourth wave of migration and the identity of American immigrants especially Muslim immigrants. There are several questions that I will focus on in my family research projects such as what economical or social condition motivated for people to migrate to the US after 1965 and how it is different from the previous waves of immigration, but the main question that I will focus on is how to recent Muslim immigrants identity themselves socially and…

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  • Muslim American Stereotypes

    History Although no subdominant group living in the United States lives without experiencing one form of oppression or marginalization, the 9/11 attacks turned the Muslim American living situation from bad into worse (Jamal and Naber, 2008). The post-9/11 era in America was a frightening one, but increasingly terrifying for Muslim Americans seemingly being blamed for the actions of isolated terrorist organizations in foreign countries (Jamal and Naber, 2008). Even though it is often nonphysical,…

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  • Non-Muslim In Islam

    How did the prophet treat non-Muslims? What are the rights of non-Muslims in Islam? The prophet used to treat everyone fairly and with kindness gentleness and manners. He visited them when they were sick. The Prophet said: “The best of companions with Allah is the one who is best to his companion, and the best of neighbors with Him is the one who is best to his neighbor.” This hadeeth included every person, even if he was a non-Muslim. "I have never seen anyone who smiled more continuously than…

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  • The Importance Of The Muslim Subculture

    my personal expertise in society, Muslims’ subculture, which is recognized as the Islamic religion, had been discriminated against in society because of warfare and tourism. Muslims religion teaches about peace, love, togetherness, but the media have discuss the subculture for been dangerous. The United States have mix culture in each state. I grew up in a Christian family with the knowledge that the only subculture who is perfect is Christianity. Muslim culture is a part of the subculture I…

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  • Muslim Women In America

    Muslim American Women Muslim women in America are constantly reminded of their intersectionality on a daily basis. They are marginalized due to their gender, religion, ethnicity, and in addition, Africa-American, Muslim women are also subjected to racism. These Muslim African-Americans are often torn between “relating to their religious brothers and sisters or to their ethnic peers” (Ahmed). Muslim women must also deal with the public’s perception, which often views them as extremists…

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