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Violations of their civil liberties during wartime

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Think about the War on Terror that began after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Are there any similarities between the treatment of German Americans during WWI and the treatment of Islamic Americans and Arab Americans after 9/11?

Write a five-paragraph essay to compare and contrast attitudes, issues, and actions of the two eras. Use the Internet to research the topic and find images and evidence to inform your writing. Be sure to properly cite any sources or images that you use in your essay.

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http://www.humanityinaction.org/knowledgebase/168-history-does-not-repeat-itself-but-ignorance-does-post-9-11-treatment-of-muslims-and-the-liberty-security-dilemma

Think about the War on Terror that began after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Are there any similarities between the treatment of German Americans during WWI and the treatment of Islamic Americans and Arab Americans after 9/11?

In reference to September 11, 2001 and WW2, there are many parallels that exist with how the American government used interrelated, constitutionally questionable methods to control both Muslim and German citizenry. The U.S. and it's public has ascribed to individual and group exclusion for both Muslim and German citizens following WW2 and 9/11. In regard to Germans, they were excluded from what was deemed as military zones, handed over as internee exchanges for Americans held in Germany, subject to deportation, required to register as "alien enemies", subject to travel restrictions and property confiscation, and also viewed as enemy combatants by a large majority of the ...

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German and Muslim Americans and violations of their civil liberties during wartime

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