Southwest Asia History - Study Guide
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minority group in the Middle East that conflicts with Turkey, Syria, Iraq, & Iran because they do not have their own home and own government
They worked to create a Jewish state where Jews would be the majority.
persecuted people in Israel because they are a minority population in the Middle East
He blamed the Jews for the economic and social problems of Germany.
this is known as the "Promised Land"; God told Abraham to leave his home and head here (according to the Torah)
contains the agreement between God and Abraham.
obey God's laws
God promised Abraham's descendants would inherit the Land of Israel if they ____.
religious and ethnic tensions arose here because of Zionist pressure on the British government during World War I
believe the successor of the Prophet Muhammad should be Ali, who is his cousin and son-in-law; believe all future caliphs should be from his bloodline
Persian Gulf War
lasted only 6 weeks; Iraq attacked Israel & Saudi Arabia; ground military troops were used
Persian Gulf War
conflict between the United States and Iraq
Operation Desert Storm
code name of the US military operation of the Persian Gulf War
One goal of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant was to establish a new Muslim ____.
they planned to divide (partition) Palestine into an Arab and Jewish state
George W. Bush
president who led the United States into a war with Iraq
example would be interviewing a veteran who served in Iraq during the war
believed the caliph should be elected by the Muslim community
main cause of conflict and fighting between Palestinian Arabs and the Israeli government
this was created because the U.N. voted to divide the western part of Palestine into 2 independent countries
this Southwest Asian territory was divided into zones by the Europeans powers during World War 1
this resource is the main reason United States has an interest in the Middle East
downfall of Ottoman Empire
Regional conflict between ethnic and religious groups caused the ___________.
The U.S. supports this Southwest Asian country, which is one of the main sources of tensions in the region
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