QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

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Prejudice against American Jews, Catholics, and now Muslims has looked surprising similar through the decades. Take our “Same Fears, Same Smears” Quiz on Buzzfeed (linked below) to see how rhetoric about religious minorities has compared throughout American history.

QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

To learn more about the similarities between Islamophobia and other forms of prejudice, check out these Bridge Initiative resources:

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Photos: (Above) 1876 anti-Catholic cartoon by Thomas Nast, depicting bishops as crocodiles descending on public school children; (Right) Cartoons from different periods of American history depicting fears of Jewish, Catholic, and Muslim “take-over” of the country.

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