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JEWISH AND ARAB CLAIMS TO PALESTINE (ARAB ISRAELI CONFLICT)
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A region in western Asia and north-eastern Africa. It is a political one, connoting that it separates Europe ("the West") from the Far East (China, India, South East Asia)
A territory in the Middle East on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that contains the city of Jerusalem which is sacred to many religious traditions.
Hostility to, prejudice or discrimination against Jews.
people who have left their home country, usually involuntarily, to foreign countries around the world.
a Russian word meaning "to wreak havoc, to demolish violently."
The land promised to the Hebrews by their God
The distinct territory associated with a nation.
A confederation of Iron Age Semitic-speaking tribes of the ancient Middle East, who inhabited Canaan (where now Palestine is approx.) 2500 years ago.
Jerusalem for the Jews.
A movement founded by Theodor Herzl in the 1890s to promote the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
A leader of the British Jewish community. He recieved a letter in 1917 from the British Foreign Secretary.
The 1917 British document that supported the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine.
A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Paradise and Hell, and a body of law written in the Quran.
Arab National Congress
It was established by 25 officials delegates to discuss desired reforms to grant Arabs more autonomy under the Ottoman Empire
A Muslim empire based in Turkey and lead by Turks, that lasted from the 1300's to 1922. Many Arabs were living in this empire but were not considered equals to the Turks.
Arab Nationalist manifesto
Document made in 1914 in order to call for Arab independence from Turkey/ Ottoman Empire.
Sir Henry McMahon
A British Army officer and diplomat who served as the High Commissioner in Egypt from 1915 to 1917.
Sharif Hussein bin Ali
Leader of Great Arab Revolt against the Ottomans, who provided military support to the British in WW1 in exchange for their support for an independent Arab state post-war. Was quite angry when betrayed. Friend of Lawrence of Arabia; father of Prince Faisal.
He led a Arab soldiers during WW1 to defeat the Turks using guerrilla warfare.
A 1916 agreement between the British and the French to divide up the territory of the soon-to-collapse Ottoman Empire.
Treaty of Versailles
The treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I in which the Allies demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans.
A territory governed by another nation on behalf of the League of Nations to prepare them for self-rule.
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