Anti-Semitism and Racism

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Schrita Scott




Anti- Semitism and Racism in America




PHI 103: Informal Logic




Ashford University




July 8, 2013








































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Anti- Semitism and Racism in America



Racism is one of the world’s major issues today. Many people may not be aware that



racism still exists today. Within our schools, workplaces, in the public, and anywhere social lives



are occurring racism is evident. It is sad but racism is still a major problem in the United States



of America. Anti- Semitism is another form of racism which Is the intense dislike and prejudice



against Jewish people.





It wasn’t until the years of 1865-1900 that an anti-Semitic society emerged. From the end



of the civil war to the beginning of the twentieth century did the United States saw the full fledge



dislike for Jewish people. People in the United States apparently was intent on that Jews



impinged on American lives. (Pinnerstein, 1995, pg. 35).





People in America assumed that Jews were Christ killers and would not accept the



Truthfulness of Christian teachings. Jewish people were prejudiced against by major insurance

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companies in 1866. These insurance companies believed that the Jews were setting fire to their



own businesses in order to collect the insurance money (Pinnerstein, 1995 pg. 36). As a...