Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Critical Events that led to the Creation of the Arab-Israeli Dilemma “ Menu” for your DBQ Mr. Gibbs Winter 2009
WWI <ul><li>The Battle lines were drawn at the start of the 20 th  Century </li></ul><ul><li>The matchup we are concerned ...
Nationalism and Liberalism <ul><li>The two concepts introduced to the rest of the world by France </li></ul><ul><li>Nation...
The Kitchener Letter <ul><li>The messy break up of Islam  </li></ul><ul><li>The Arabs declare their independence from the ...
The Thrice Promised Land <ul><li>The Husayn-McMahon Letters </li></ul><ul><li>The Balfour Declaration </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
The Husayn-McMahon Letters <ul><li>Correspondences between the British Government and Arab leaders from Mecca/Medina </li>...
The Balfour Declaration <ul><li>The British Government’s Promise of a national home for Jews in Palestine </li></ul><ul><l...
The Sykes-Picot Agreement <ul><li>The agreement with the French that divided up key land in the Middle East between the: <...
Mandate over Palestine <ul><li>The British rule Palestine directly – and are stuck between a rock and a hard place… </li><...
Zionism <ul><li>“ Next year in Jerusalem” </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Herzl –  The Jewish State </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Semi...
Anti-Semitism <ul><li>Pogroms in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading throughout Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Adds fuel to the Z...
Population graphs <ul><li>As seen in your AID Sourcebook </li></ul><ul><li>450K more Jews into Palestine </li></ul><ul><li...
Birth of organized Terrorism in Palestine <ul><li>Led to a massive headache for the British who were trying to keep the pe...
White Papers <ul><li>As a way to gain support from the Arabs in the imminent WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Limits the number of J...
Holocaust <ul><li>6 million Jews murdered </li></ul><ul><li>Led to worldwide sympathy for a Jewish Homeland </li></ul><ul>...
The United States <ul><li>The United States enter into the conflict by encouraging the British to ignore the white papers ...
Arab League <ul><li>Now the independent Arab countries have an organized political front </li></ul><ul><li>Levels the play...
UN Partition Plan <ul><li>A 2 state solution </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem becomes an internationally governed zone </li></u...
Creation of Israel <ul><li>The official establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately reco...
Law of Return <ul><li>States that any Jew, from anywhere in the world, can return to Israel and be granted immediate full ...
4 Wars <ul><li>The War of 1948-49 </li></ul><ul><li>The Suez War of 1956 </li></ul><ul><li>The Six Day War </li></ul><ul><...
The War of 1948-49 <ul><li>Gaza and the West Bank were now under Egypt and Jordanian Power </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem was...
The Suez War of 1956 <ul><li>Nasser </li></ul><ul><li>A “victory” for the Arab World </li></ul>
The Six Day War <ul><li>Changes everything….. </li></ul><ul><li>West Bank and Gaza Strip now “occupied” </li></ul><ul><li>...
The War of Yom Kippur <ul><li>Egypt’s last stand – they “split up” with the Arab nations….tail between their legs </li></ul>
Emergence of Egypt
Changing Borders <ul><li>The Absorption of Arabs </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Israeli Dilemma” </li></ul>
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

0

Share

Download to read offline

Events Critical to the creation of the Arab-Israeli Dilemma

Download to read offline

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all
  • Be the first to like this

Events Critical to the creation of the Arab-Israeli Dilemma

  1. 1. Critical Events that led to the Creation of the Arab-Israeli Dilemma “ Menu” for your DBQ Mr. Gibbs Winter 2009
  2. 2. WWI <ul><li>The Battle lines were drawn at the start of the 20 th Century </li></ul><ul><li>The matchup we are concerned about in regards to Palestine is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Britain and France vs. Russia, Germany and the Ottoman Empire </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Nationalism and Liberalism <ul><li>The two concepts introduced to the rest of the world by France </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalism – a country of the people, with permanent borders and a democratic government </li></ul><ul><li>Liberalism – improvements to our society is possible through education and reform </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Kitchener Letter <ul><li>The messy break up of Islam </li></ul><ul><li>The Arabs declare their independence from the Ottoman Empire and turn their support towards Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Why? The Turks had driven Islam into the ground - The Arabs want an independent state of their own – the caliph to rule once again </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Thrice Promised Land <ul><li>The Husayn-McMahon Letters </li></ul><ul><li>The Balfour Declaration </li></ul><ul><li>The Sykes-Picot Agreement </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Husayn-McMahon Letters <ul><li>Correspondences between the British Government and Arab leaders from Mecca/Medina </li></ul><ul><li>The British promise Palestine to the Arabs as part of their “independent Arab kingdom” </li></ul><ul><li>Why? To gain support from the Arabs in WWI </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Balfour Declaration <ul><li>The British Government’s Promise of a national home for Jews in Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>Why? To gain favor from the rest of the world </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Sykes-Picot Agreement <ul><li>The agreement with the French that divided up key land in the Middle East between the: </li></ul><ul><li>French: Syria, Lebanon </li></ul><ul><li>British: Iraq, Transjordan and most importantly, Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>These territories would become “Mandates” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mandate over Palestine <ul><li>The British rule Palestine directly – and are stuck between a rock and a hard place… </li></ul><ul><li>Do we appoint a Jewish leader? Or an Arab? </li></ul><ul><li>Uh oh. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Zionism <ul><li>“ Next year in Jerusalem” </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Herzl – The Jewish State </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Semitism </li></ul><ul><li>First Zionist Congress </li></ul><ul><li>National anthem, flag, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>25K to 80K </li></ul>
  11. 11. Anti-Semitism <ul><li>Pogroms in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading throughout Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Adds fuel to the Zionist movement </li></ul>
  12. 12. Population graphs <ul><li>As seen in your AID Sourcebook </li></ul><ul><li>450K more Jews into Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>Still the minority – 30% </li></ul>
  13. 13. Birth of organized Terrorism in Palestine <ul><li>Led to a massive headache for the British who were trying to keep the peace as best they could </li></ul><ul><li>Attacks on the British by both sides </li></ul><ul><li>The British are “exhausted” </li></ul>
  14. 14. White Papers <ul><li>As a way to gain support from the Arabs in the imminent WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Limits the number of Jewish immigrants into Palestine to 75K in the next 5 years….then no more after that. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? To gain support from the Arabs in WWII </li></ul>
  15. 15. Holocaust <ul><li>6 million Jews murdered </li></ul><ul><li>Led to worldwide sympathy for a Jewish Homeland </li></ul><ul><li>Led to more Jewish immigrants into Palestine </li></ul>
  16. 16. The United States <ul><li>The United States enter into the conflict by encouraging the British to ignore the white papers and allow Holocaust survivors passage into the Jewish settlements in Palestine </li></ul>
  17. 17. Arab League <ul><li>Now the independent Arab countries have an organized political front </li></ul><ul><li>Levels the playing field - politically </li></ul>
  18. 18. UN Partition Plan <ul><li>A 2 state solution </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem becomes an internationally governed zone </li></ul><ul><li>Jews and Arabs living side by side </li></ul>
  19. 19. Creation of Israel <ul><li>The official establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately recognized by the US and Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Neighboring Arabs were not as welcoming </li></ul>
  20. 20. Law of Return <ul><li>States that any Jew, from anywhere in the world, can return to Israel and be granted immediate full citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>This Law set forth by the Knesset – the Israeli Government </li></ul>
  21. 21. 4 Wars <ul><li>The War of 1948-49 </li></ul><ul><li>The Suez War of 1956 </li></ul><ul><li>The Six Day War </li></ul><ul><li>The War of Yom Kippur </li></ul>
  22. 22. The War of 1948-49 <ul><li>Gaza and the West Bank were now under Egypt and Jordanian Power </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem was split into East and West </li></ul><ul><li>The land formerly known as “Palestine” ceases to exist </li></ul>
  23. 23. The Suez War of 1956 <ul><li>Nasser </li></ul><ul><li>A “victory” for the Arab World </li></ul>
  24. 24. The Six Day War <ul><li>Changes everything….. </li></ul><ul><li>West Bank and Gaza Strip now “occupied” </li></ul><ul><li>Israel also pushes all the way to the Suez Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Israel occupies Golan Heights </li></ul>
  25. 25. The War of Yom Kippur <ul><li>Egypt’s last stand – they “split up” with the Arab nations….tail between their legs </li></ul>
  26. 26. Emergence of Egypt
  27. 27. Changing Borders <ul><li>The Absorption of Arabs </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Israeli Dilemma” </li></ul>

Views

Total views

2,385

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

144

Actions

Downloads

71

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

0

×