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McMahon Letter

-1915
-brits promise land to Arabs if they help in war

Balfour Declaration

-1917
-British promised land to Jews if they helped in the was

British Mandate

-1922
-league of nations
-control of the land is given to the British at the end of the war and they have the power to decide what happens to it

Haganah

-1920
-Jewish defense force
-least extreme

Irgun/Etzel

-1930
-King David hotel bombing
-more radical

Lechi

-1940
-extreme terrorists
-Jews thought they were too extreme
-attacks the British is a worse way than ever before

Exodus 'The Ship'

-1947
-took illegal immigrants from Germany to Palestine it escape the Holocaust
-the British sent them back
-the world now sees what the British are doing

End of British Mandate/UN Partition Plan

-November 29, 1947
-British give up control of Palestine
-UN divides up land

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