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halfway point around the earth, 180th meridian, where one day ends and one begins
territory from the Ottoman Empire that the League of Nations assigned to a European country after WWI
AD 330, the Eastern half of the Roman Empire included Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, and the Fertile Crescent
7 Continents in order from largest to smallest
Asian, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, Oceania
Gaza Strip, West Bank, Golan Heights, Sinai Peninsula (lands gained during the 6 day war)
1884 International Meridian Conference
agreed to divide the world into 24 times zones measured from the Prime Meridian in Greenwich, England
operates in Afghanistan to target U.S. troops and remove them from Afghanistan, trains in Pakistan
5 pillars of Islam
Belief in one God and that Muhammed is his prophet, pray 5 times a day facing Mecca, give to the poor, cannot eat/drink in the daylight during Ramadan, pilgrimage to Mecca
1917, said that there would be a Jewish state in Palestine, but not to the expense of the Arabs living there
Yom Kippur War
1973; Iraq, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan attacked Israel to regain the lands lost from the 6 day war
Six Day War
1967, Israel launched a preemptive strike attack on Egypt fearing attack from Egypt, Iraq, Syria, and Jordan. Israel gained the West Bank, Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights
Occupy Wall Street
protests started that are speaking out against corporate greed and social inequality
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