Essays Tagged: "muslims"

Islam More Than A Religion

on on its own terms, without bothering to become acquainted with its teaching and the ways in which Muslims practice their faith.Like Judaism and Christianity, Islam is a monotheistic religion, based ... person has enough provisions to leave for his family in his absence.By the eighteenth century Black Muslims begin to arrive in North America; coming by the thousands, working as slaves on plantations. ...

(5 pages) 938 8 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

willing obedience to allahs fine guidance".New York is the U.S city with the highest proportion of Muslims. It has .80% of the U.S Muslims. The population of both California and New Jersey are both 6 ... lim. Illinois,Massachusetts,Ohio,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 ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Class:Hist. of Western Civilization. This essay is about 9th and 10th century Europe. Invasions of Magyars,Vikings, and Musslims forced change. Feudalism,chivalry...

solve. The squabbling amongst the three new rulers came at a time when Europe was being attacked by Muslims, Magyars and Vikings.The Muslims invaded from the south, the Magyars from the east, and the ... s. None of these things would have taken place when they did if not for the attacks of the Magyars, Muslims, and Vikings. The invasions made Europeans realize they were weak and unprotected. They were ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Albert Camus

eing a novelist, literature and short story writer of many books. He wrote an essay on the state of Muslims in Algeria, causing him to lose his job and he moved to Paris. Albert Camus also joined the ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Review, "Pelagious and the Fifth Crusade" by Donovan

sh it as the center of Christianity. If everyone had this same goal throughout Europe how could the Muslims stand against the might of a united Europe? Fortunately for them, they didn't have to. Histo ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Sea Routes to Asia

reable to get all the trading from Asia. But many of these Italian traders never left Italy, becauseMuslims from afar came to Italy with all of Asia's riches and traded with Italians, so Italians neve ... a's riches and traded with Italians, so Italians neverreally left Italy. The Italians persuaded the Muslims only to trade with themso then Italy was reallythe only countryable to trade with Asia, so t ...

(9 pages) 92 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Religious Crusades

e 13th century.The term Crusade was originally applied solely to European efforts to retake from theMuslims the city of Jerusalem, which was sacred to Christians as the site of the crucifixionof Jesus ... abroad.In addition to the campaigns in the East, the Crusading movement includes otherwars against Muslims, pagans, and dissident Christians and the general expansion ofChristian Europe. In a broad s ...

(13 pages) 435 4 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Eid-ul-FitrEid-ul-fitr is an Islamic holiday. Muslims celebrate this day after fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. The purpose of this is to ... by going to masque for pray, greeting others, meal is served and followed by gift exchange. All the Muslims celebrate eid-ul-Fitr all over the world. It is the happiest day of the year for the Muslims ... then it is announced either on television or radio. Here in America since we are just a minority of Muslims, people call each other on the phone to let everybody know that it's the end of the holy mon ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Looking in Depth. On Culture.

ountry. For example in Pakistan, there are only four states, but many different cultures. There are Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, and many more. But when we come to see the similarities in those ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sending the UN peace-keeping forces to store order in that country. It's about going to Yugoslavia and removing Milosovic from power. Helping people that wasn't like by Milosovic.

via and is spread over an area of approximately 4300 miles; of the two million populations, 90% are Muslims and 10% are Serbs. The Muslims had been demanding independence for the past few years but th ... ent Slobodan Milosovic played the butcher's role by shelling and destroying valleys of the Albanian Muslims. The Serbs, under his orders, committed heinous crimes, which included gang rapes of Muslim ...

(3 pages) 902 8 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Islam: The true religion

should not be greedy and that one should donate 2.5% of their annual earnings. Fasting is part of a muslims life for one month a year as it teaches one to not take things for granted and to appreciate ... are. Hajj is an obligation to every Muslim once in his/her lifetime. It is the largest gathering of Muslims to seek peace in the world. Islam is not understood by the majority of the world as it is as ...

(1 pages) 98 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Qualities that shape an empire

d for several venturous European countries. After the British fought off the protective Hindu's and Muslims, they developed a system of government and trade (The British East India Company). England s ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers


e Crusades were a series of wars by Western European Christians to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades first started in 1096 and ended in the late 13th century. The term Crusade was ... The term Crusade was originally used to describe the European efforts to retake Jerusalem from the Muslims. Europeans later used crusade to designate any military effort against non-Christians.The or ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Are the Motives of Hizbullah Righteous and Justifiable? Bibliography included.

to win favor among the Shiite minority in Lebanon. At first, tired of the PLO's performance, these Muslims could've accepted Israel's offer of creating a 'National Guard' in Lebanon. However, they so ... ed that the Israelis simply wanted to gain more power in the Middle East. As a result, the Lebanese Muslims became angry with Israel, and amidst this fire of rage came Hizbullah Organization, formed b ...

(7 pages) 79 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Shaping of the Middle East

today.Islam is one of the three major world religions, and most inhabitants of the Middle East are Muslims. The politics are strongly influenced by Islam, because there is no separation of church and ... they controlled, and they used Islam as a tool to control their people. In the book, it says "Arab Muslims would collect taxes from their subjects on the basis of religious affiliation" (p.35). It is ...

(7 pages) 245 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Country of Congo

Kongo Group is a group of farmers who live southwest of Brazzaville. About two percent of Congo is Muslims. The Languages spoken in Congo are French and African.In Congo, education is free. They have ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Study Crusader Syria as a feudal military frontier. Identify the principle weaknesses of the Crusader states. How were these weaknesses overcome?

which to pull, and the Christians that were already present had for so long been subjugated by the Muslims that they were completely passive--seldomly contributing any military value to the Frankish ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare and contrast the concepts of hostility, love and the source of power (God in the Song of Roland and magic in the Tempest) in the books of "Song of Roland" and "Tempest".

ility comes from different religions. Christians are Franks and Saracens are Muslim. Christians see Muslims as evil and enemy because of their religions. It is shown in the poem as Saracens a mirror i ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

In American society today, Muslims and teenagers are demonized. Describes the stereotypes and why it should stop.

Today in our terror-stricken American society, Muslims and all those of middle eastern origin are definitely demonized. Teenagers are also conceive ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ibn battuta was a traveler from North Africa, who traveled more than anybody of his time, even Marco Polo.

In 1325, Ibn Battuta, a 21-year-old jurist, left his home in Tangier on aHajj, to Mecca as all good Muslims should do (p1). It was 29 years before he arrived homeagain, after travelling further than a ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History