Arab-American Stereotypes

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Throughout the decades people have been mistreated because of their ethnicity or affiliations. Especially during times of war and during or after terrorist attacks, people tend to stereotype certain ethnicities and release hurtful and discriminating things. This has happened, at one point in time, to both German-Americans and Arab-Americans. During World War 1, the effect on the German-Americans was devastating. Many German-Americans attempted to shed their heritage and become fully “American.” By assimilating into American society, the German-Language was dropped from many educational and cultural institutions in the United States. People of German descent were often treated with hostility and not trusted. Many Americans assumed that

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