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Diaspora
dispersal of Jews around the world
diaspora
any group that is dispersed from their homeland
synagogue
Jewish temple
'Promised Land'
a place, concept or an idea that is usually referred to Palestine
High Commissioner
senior British diplomat in the business of imperialism
mandate
an obligation (from the League of Nations to control Arab lands)
Haganah
a Jewish militia
White Paper
1939: British report on Palestine
- Britain rules, with cooperation of Arabs and Jews
- independent & unitary within 10 years
- restricted Jewish immigration
What was the Jewish claim to Palestine? (pg. 3)
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What was the importance of the Balfour Declaration? (pg. 5)
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What was the Arab claim to Palestine? (pg. 6)
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To what extent was WWI a turning point in the struggle for Arab independence? (pg. 7)
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Why did Britain and France want mandates in the Middle East? (pg. 8)
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Why were Palestinian Arabs angry about Jews immigrating to Palestine after WWI? (pg. 10)
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Why did British rule lead to an Arab rebellion in Palestine? (pg. 13)
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Why did the British decide on, and later reject, the partition of Palestine? (pg. 14)
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Sykes-Picot Agreement
1916
Balfour Declaration
1917
Britain mandate over Palestine
1919
The Arab Rebellion
1936-9
Peel Commission
1937
British government White Paper
1939