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The introduction will identify the problem, which is that there is a misconception about Muslims that should be address. I will then introduce how this will be addressed. I will also give a sample of information about Muslims that people don’t know. My thesis statement will focus on the claim that the real Islam is far different from what many people believe it to be.

A. Definition
1. General beliefs of Islam, and how they are different from what people perceive it to be. “Cultural and civilizational diversity is a grace bestowed from God; and as Muslims, we are taking on a humanistic mission towards laying down the bases of international peace, and we ought to lend support to the universal civilization for the benefit of the whole community” (Islamic, 2004).
2. A few of the common misconceptions, such as where Islam is mostly practiced.
3. Quran, from which Muslims practice their faith.
4. Common nature of Islam throughout the world.

B. Middle East
1. The various sects.
2. The number of people practicing.
3. What they believe in.
4. How it originated.

C. Indonesia.
1. The various sects.
2. The number of people practicing.
3. What they believe in. “Indonesia is a nation with a demeanor of an Islamic nation but with secular rules” (Mangujaya, 2013).
4. How it originated.

D. United States
1. The various sects.
2. The number of people practicing.
3. What they believe in. “Muslims’ voices are heard speaking up for their faith in official circles, to the media and in every field of endeavor, and Muslims are now able to make a significant contribution, especially in the realm of spirituality, values and morals, to the life of this nation” (A Brief, n.d.).
4. How it originated.

E. The rest of the world
1. The various sects.
2. The number of people practicing.
3. What they believe in. “Pakistani and Bangladeshis are nearly always Muslim, but there are B.h Muslims of Arab, Albanian, Bosnian, Iranian, Nigerian, Somali, Turkish and many other origins, whose cultural, social, economic and theological profiles directly contrast with the South Asian Muslim experiences” (Abbas, 2010).
4. How it originated.

F. Misconceptions
1. Way minority of extremists practice it.
2. Why they started practicing it this way.
3. Poor perception on the faith.
1. Summary of misconceptions.
2. Summary of actualities in the faith.

A Brief History of Islam in the United States. (n.d.). Colorado State University.

Boeree, G. (n.d.). Sunnies and ShiitesShippensburg University. 

Cultural Diversity Religious Identities. (2004). LA Trobe University.

“Islamic Declaration On Cultural Diversity.” (2004, December). University of Southern

Islam in South Asia. (2009). University of California.

Mangunjaya, F.M., and Supriantna, J. (n.d.). Acadamia.

Middle East. (2002). Wheeling Jesuit University.

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