Research Report


For the Research Report assignment, go here.

For the Source Sheet, go here.

For the Outline, go here.

For a sample MLA paper, go here.

To make a Works Cited page, go here.






Links to Articles:

                I.                  The Persecution of Muslims in America 

Read an editorial on the Homeland Security Hearings on the American Muslim community:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/10/AR2011031004680.html

And an article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/07/islam-terror-hearings-mccarthy-witchhunt

            Read a column comparing Salem’s witchhunt to recent persecution of Muslims here:

http://www.cavalierdaily.com/2010/11/12/modern-day-witch-hunts/

And here: http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/30/opinion/tarin-bachmann-muslims/index.html

 

                II.             The Persecution of Women and Children in Africa

Read an article on children accused of witchcraft in the Democratic Republic of Congo:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/575178.stm

And in Nigeria:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/dec/09/tracymcveigh.theobserver

 Read about the persecution of women in Ghana:  

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/09/11/accusations-of-sorcery-still-drive-women-from-home-in-africa.html

And in Kenya: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8119201.stm

Read an editorial about witch hunts in Africa: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2010/jul/29/religion-witchcraft-sorcery-africa-unicef

 

                III.           The Persecution of Women in India

Read an article about women accused of witchcraft in India here:

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2010-08-06/ahmedabad/28291273_1_land-ownership-witch-childless-woman

And here: http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2012/04/witchcraft-assam

            And here:  http://cornellsun.com/node/41106

And here: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-10-18/kolkata/34554696_1_villagers-sabhas-west-midnapore-s-daspur

And here: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/09/women-shut-down-deadly-witch-hunts-in-india-yes-that-still-happens/