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Appendix D

Part I

Define the following terms:

Term Definition

Ethnic group An ethnic group is a group of people who identify with one another through a common heritage, custom or race.

Anti-Semitism Anti-Semitism is the hostile belief or behavior towards Jews just because they are Jewish.

Islamophobia Islamophobia is the irrational fear or hatred towards Islam and Muslims.

Xenophobia Xenophobia is the intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from another country.

Persecution Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group.

Religious group A religious group is a group whose identity is distinctive in terms of a common religious creed.

Part II

Select at least 1 religious and 1 ethnic/racial group not your own from the list below.

• Religious groups (based on

o Christianity

• Evangelical Protestant

• Mainline Protestant

• Historically Black Churches

• Roman Catholic I have chosen Latter-Day Saints Mormons

• 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

• Racial/Ethnic groups (based on divisions in U.S. Census Bureau documents)

o Asian (Asian descent) I have chosen Hispanic and Latino

o Black (African descent)

o Hispanic and Latino (South or Central American descent)

o Pacific Islander (Polynesian descent)

o White (European descent)

Part III

Answer the following questions in 150 to 250 words each about the religious group you selected:

• How does your selected religious group differ from other religious groups (such as in their beliefs, worship practices, or values)?

The Mormon’s have very different beliefs and values. The Mormon Church...