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  1. discrimination
  2. race
  3. Stereotype
  4. antisemitism
  5. bigotry
  1. a The denial of justice and fair treatment by both individuals and institutions in many arenas, including employment, education, housing, banking, and political rights. This often follows prejudicial thinking.
  2. b intolerance toward those who are different
  3. c a socially constructed category of people who share biologically transmitted traits that members of a society consider important
  4. d An oversimplified generalization about a person or group of people without regard for individual differences. Even seemingly positive stereotypes that link a person or group to a specific positive trait can have negative consequences.
  5. e prejudice or discrimination against Jews

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The United Nations defines genocide as "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group, including killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about a physical destruction in whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; forcibly transferring children of the group to another group."
  2. A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, non-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled.
  3. An irrational fear of homosexuals or those perceived to be homosexuals that can lead to discriminatory or violent behavior.
  4. someone who does something morally wrong or illegal
  5. Originally a Russian word meaning "devastation" used to describe organized, large scale acts of violence against Jewish communities, especially the kind instigated by the authorities in Czarist Russia

5 True/False Questions

  1. generalizationa sweeping statement, presented as a general truth but based on limited or incomplete evidence

          

  2. tolerancewillingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

          

  3. prejudicea socially constructed category of people who share biologically transmitted traits that members of a society consider important

          

  4. Apathythe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

          

  5. Dehumanizationa sweeping statement, presented as a general truth but based on limited or incomplete evidence

          

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