Essays Tagged: "arabs"

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

io,Rhode Island follow with Muslim populations of .40%. Many of these Muslims are not Arab and many Arabs are not Muslim. Only .20% of Muslims in the u.s are Arab. To put it another way, a muslim is a ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


shorten one's life, sosex once a month was considered more than enough. In the ancient Middle East, Arabsplaced pebbles in the uteruses of female camels when they set off on long journeys. Theythought ...

(4 pages) 119 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Golda Mier

ut herhelp, it is possible that Israel would have never survived as a state in an areasurrounded by Arabs. With all of the hard work that Golda did for her country,she still had time for a family.When ... true.After Israel became a state in 1948, there was constant fighting betweenthe Israeli's and the Arabs. Without her help, The Israeli's would have possiblynever survived as a state. In the beginnin ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Why Did Gasoline Prices Go Up? Includes also some commentary on American attitudes toward automobiles

ying a lot more for gas, why shouldn't Americans? Take your average spoiled American who blames the Arabs for raising the gas prices unfairly in order to make a bigger profit. It's true, gas prices ha ... l be driving!!!The gasoline issue is not cut and dried. Many Americans may blame it on money hungry Arabs and whine about having to pay more to fuel their expensive cars, but can we really feel sorry ...

(2 pages) 134 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Indus Valley Civilization and Modern India

e idea of zero and the decimal system. They were the first people to use notation by tens. Even the Arabs called math "the Indian Art." The monasteries became Universities with large libraries used to ...

(6 pages) 164 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Arab Isreali 6 day War

a long standing violent history. There were very few positive views of the relationship between the Arabs and the Israelis. Israel was proclaimed a state on May 14, 1948, according to the UN partition ... Independence, also know as the Israeli Defense Forces. The ill equipped Israeli forces defeated the Arabs in fierce sporadic fighting which lasted about fifteen months and claimed over six-thousand Is ...

(7 pages) 129 1 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Arafat and the PLO. Argues that Arafat doesn't represent the best interests of the Palestinian people.

ons. David Pryce-Jones said he best when he observed in The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs," wherever they live, they observe for themselves that the PLO is a means to enrichment and ag ... rab-Israeli Wars. NY: Longman, 1999.Pryce-Jones, David. The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs.New York: Harper Perennial, 1989.Pryce-Jones, David. The Face of Defeat: Palestinian Refugees ...

(12 pages) 177 0 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Racism after the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

criminated against. Such groups that have been discriminated against are African American, Chinese, Arabs, and Gays. After any situation, I have always been against racist action but haven't really th ... eve in.Up until 9/11 I was not racist toward anyone, but since then I have different feelings about Arabs. I used to feel that all people were equal regardless of race. Now when I see them it's weird ...

(2 pages) 116 2 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Anti-Semitism in Canada and Europe during World War 2

r of any of the peoples supposed to be descended from Shem, Noah's son. These Semites include Jews, Arabs, Assyrians, and Phoenicians. Although there are many different Semites, the term anti-Semitism ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Comparing the Maldives to Australia. size, government, culture, food, etc.

165. Australia is made up of about 96% Caucasians, while the Maldives is made up of South Indians, Arabs and Singhalese.The climates of the two countries are also quite different. The Maldives has a ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The difference between Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism and their histories. Includes footnotes.

n the 'rightful' state of Israel. In so doing, it was inevitable that conflict would arise with the Arabs who had occupied the geographical territories of Palestine for many generations. The Zionists ...

(8 pages) 87 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a story about Racism

aurants about "dirty Hindus" was the norm. It was almost as if contempt for Indians was expected of Arabs. Children are taught from their early years to exemplify these traits exhibited by their paren ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Six Day Way in 1967 between Israel and the Arabs

ore than what they expected. The Six Day War turned out to be for the good and it back-fired on the Arabs. The United States of America helped Israel defeat the Arabs and other nations against the Isr ... ctories that changed the face of the Middle East.The Six Day War of 1967 was between Israel and the Arabs and the cause was believed to be started by Nassar, the President of Egypt. He allied with all ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Arabs prejudged....While many people might be very ethnocentric and blurt out there ethnicity, I choose not to, in fear i might be prejudged because i'm arabian.

ial interest groups, news media, and money hungry politicians are duping society into profiling all Arabs as bad Arabs after September Eleventh. At this point in time, when people are to ask me what n ... re movie images and news from political flashpoints dominate American perceptions of the world, the Arabs are misunderstood. In turn, many people are led to have a negative viewpoint upon our culture ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Religious wars

lso played a role in wars, religious conflicts in Ireland (Protestants and Catholics). Israelis and Arabs (Holy Land) and the Holy Crusades of the eleventh century (recapturing the Holy Land).In Israe ... Land) and the Holy Crusades of the eleventh century (recapturing the Holy Land).In Israel Jews and Arabs have been in conflict for hundreds of years because they both share religious grounds in Israe ...

(4 pages) 97 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

George W. Bush and the U.S. official position on Israel vs. Palestine

neutral UN zone containing Jerusalem, a city sacred to three religions. The Jews were thrilled, the Arabs adamantly opposed.In late 1947 the UN ratified the plan, and proclaimed the State of Israel on ...

(4 pages) 134 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"'The Crusades Through Arab Eyes" by Amin Maalouf.

d the specific entries themselves demonstrate that there was a sense of genuine confusion among the Arabs, who did not at first comprehend why the strange, militaristic, foreigners were invading their ... taristic, foreigners were invading their land. The documents contained in the book suggest that the Arabs found the European invaders to be physically strong and enormous, but hideous and barbaric in ...

(4 pages) 182 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

War Situation: War against Iraq, or a war against Islam?

ated the call for a 'jihad' against the American, or 'infidel' invaders. This is to encourage other Arabs from neighboring states, where the general public is vocally against the war on Iraq, to fight ... Arab nations, thus validating the opinion that President Bush is waging a 'clash of civilizations.'Arabs may have many reasons to make a call to arms. New York Times reporter Neil MacFarquhar stated ...

(2 pages) 246 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Islamic World on a global level.

evalence of Islam there. It is a complex region of sorts, which includes such ethnic backgrounds as Arabs, Africans, Turks, Kurds, Asians, and Caucasians as well. It started out in Mecca, and has grow ... fluence on these "Old World" civilizations. Because it was a focal point of trade and the like, the Arabs have had a vast impact on the world, as it is today. According to Richard Eaton, "From the per ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Islam versus Christianity.

there was but one God (Identical to the inception of the Ten Commandments), not many gods, as most Arabs believed. This God was creator of the world (In Christianity, it's documented in Genesis Chapt ... e prophets had was reflected in Muhammad's own experience, as he preached the oneness of God to the Arabs in Mecca. The implication was that he was the last in the series of prophets, the last reveler ...

(8 pages) 354 2 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam