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Zionism

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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