Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination

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Muslims and Arabs tend to get stereotyped as the same, but there are big differences. Muslims are individuals who embrace the Islamic religion, which means they are a part of a religious group. Arabs are individuals that live or come from the Arabian regions and they speak Arabic. The big difference between Muslims and Arabs is the fact that Arabs are free to choose whatever religion they want and Muslims are people that follow the Muslim religion from everywhere in the world. Arabs are mostly from the Middle Eastern nations while the Muslim congregation lives mostly in Asian and the rest from the rest of the world. Since the attacks on the Twin Towers on September 11 th , there have been many policy changes in the United States, but none to really help the Muslims and Arabs. One change that occurred after the 9/11 attacks was that the FBI was able to investigate any American that they wanted, even without any probable cause or wrongdoing. The USA Patriot act that was passed October 2001was another change in policies after 9/11. Also we have basically gone to war with
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