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18 terms
World history: Middle East geography
Israel
Palestine
Afghanistan
Bahrain
Jerusalem
(None)
Kabul
Manama
Israel
Jerusalem
Palestine
(None)
30 terms
World History: Geography Middle East
Capital of Turkey
Capital of Syria
Capital of Iraq
Capital of Iran
Ankara
Damascas
Bagdad
Terran
Capital of Turkey
Ankara
Capital of Syria
Damascas
22 terms
World History Middle East Geography
Morocco
Algeria
Libya
Egypt
Rabat
Algiers
Tripoli
Cairo
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
11 terms
Honors World History- Maps: Middle East Geography
Petra
Mt Ararat
Mecca
Medina
city in Jordan
Mt in Turkey
holy city more south in Saudi Arabia
holy city more north in Saudi Arabia
Petra
city in Jordan
Mt Ararat
Mt in Turkey
25 terms
World Geography Middle East
subsistence farm
alluvial soils
Aswan High Dam
delta regions
a small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed hi…
a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over f…
one of the world's largest dams on the Nile River in southern…
regions with triangular deposits at the end of a river occur…
subsistence farm
a small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed hi…
alluvial soils
a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over f…
34 terms
Middle East World Geography
Israel
Jerusalem
Iraq
Iran
highly developed, democracy, market economy, majority of peop…
one of the oldest and most sacred city to Jews, ... Christians,…
developing, democracy (government remains in control still),…
newly industrialized, theocracy, command economy, majority Sh…
Israel
highly developed, democracy, market economy, majority of peop…
Jerusalem
one of the oldest and most sacred city to Jews, ... Christians,…
53 terms
World Geography Middle East
arabian peninsula
suez canal
Turkey
Important Straits in Middle East
(a landform surrounded by water on three sides)... - one of the…
A human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting t…
Which country is a plateau?
- a Naturally formed, narrow channel joining larger bodies of…
arabian peninsula
(a landform surrounded by water on three sides)... - one of the…
suez canal
A human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting t…
25 terms
World Geography Middle East
5 pillars of Islam
Israel
Theocracy
Turkey
1. belief in one God, Allah, and Muhammad his prophet2. daily…
Only Jewish Country in the Middle East
A government controlled by religious leaders
Only country in the middle east a member of NATO
5 pillars of Islam
1. belief in one God, Allah, and Muhammad his prophet2. daily…
Israel
Only Jewish Country in the Middle East
39 terms
World Geography Middle East
Aquifer
Sahara
Oasis
Souks
An underground formation that contains groundwater
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
open-air markets in the Arab world
Aquifer
An underground formation that contains groundwater
Sahara
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
64 terms
World Geography Middle East
1948
Afghanistan
Al Qaeda
Anti-Semitism
Year the State of Israel was established by the UN
Country where the Taliban, Al Qaeda, and Osama bin Laden were…
Extremist organization that led the 9/11 attack on the US
Hatred of Jews
1948
Year the State of Israel was established by the UN
Afghanistan
Country where the Taliban, Al Qaeda, and Osama bin Laden were…
85 terms
World Geography Middle East
How does the physical geography of the…
How has the environment caused people…
What are the valuable natural resource…
What type of resource is oil?
Lots of deserts-hot snd dry climate, not alot of arable land…
Little arable land-> gazing and relying on oil exports for pr…
Main-OIL... scarcity- water
Nonrenewable
How does the physical geography of the…
Lots of deserts-hot snd dry climate, not alot of arable land…
How has the environment caused people…
Little arable land-> gazing and relying on oil exports for pr…
World Geography: Middle East
Country struck by earthquake in 1999
Country compromised by Shia/Sunni Musl…
Jewish movement to reestablish Jewish…
Main part of Southwest Asian countries
Turkey
Iran
Zionism
Oil
Country struck by earthquake in 1999
Turkey
Country compromised by Shia/Sunni Musl…
Iran
49 terms
World Geography Middle East
Alluvial soil
Wadi
Phosphate
Domesticate
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
In the desert, a stream bed that is dry except during a heavy…
A natural mineral containing chemical compounds often used in…
To adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
Alluvial soil
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
Wadi
In the desert, a stream bed that is dry except during a heavy…
15 terms
World Geography - Middle East
Saudi Arabia
Iraq
Iran
Afghanistan
Riyadh
Baghdad
Tehran
Kabul
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Iraq
Baghdad
23 terms
world Geography: Middle east
physical
cultural
3 sub regions
population
aridity- very little rain fall ... oil
cultural hearth... oil... world religions
middle east ... north africa ... arabian peninsula
scattered clusters around scarce water sources
physical
aridity- very little rain fall ... oil
cultural
cultural hearth... oil... world religions
28 terms
world geography middle east
Arabian peninsula
suez canal
Bosporus, dardanelles
iran
where islam began
an important waterway for trade between Europe, Africa, and t…
important straights
which country is a plateau?
Arabian peninsula
where islam began
suez canal
an important waterway for trade between Europe, Africa, and t…
24 terms
World Geography Middle East
1917
1948
1967
1972
WW1 (Britain in control, Jews return home)
Israel independence (nation beings)
6 Day War (Israel captured land)
Yom Kippur War (oil embargo/OPEC)
1917
WW1 (Britain in control, Jews return home)
1948
Israel independence (nation beings)
50 terms
World Geography: Middle East
Arabian Peninsula
Anatolia Peninsula
Tigris River
Euphrates River
-Mainly in Saudi Arabia... -Sandy plane ... -Several wadis
-AKA Asia minor... -In Turkey
East boarder of Meso/ Fertile Crescent, today Iraq
West boarder of Fertile Crescent, today Iraq
Arabian Peninsula
-Mainly in Saudi Arabia... -Sandy plane ... -Several wadis
Anatolia Peninsula
-AKA Asia minor... -In Turkey
20 terms
HISTORY MIDDLE EAST GEOGRAPHY
algeria
libya
morocco
tunisia
algeria
libya
15 terms
World Geography The Middle East
Abu Dhabi
Muscat
Beirut
Baghdad
United Arab Emirates
Oman
Lebanon
Iraq
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Muscat
Oman
18 terms
World Geography Middle East
The Ottoman Empire joined with the Cen…
Husayn ibn 'Ali
The Sykes-Picot Agreement was an agree…
Mandate
Know about the Ottoman Empire's involvement in WWI.
the leader of Mecca and Medina; he allied with Britain in WWI
What was the Sykes-Picot Agreement? What effect did it have o…
land governed on behalf of the League of Nations until it is…
The Ottoman Empire joined with the Cen…
Know about the Ottoman Empire's involvement in WWI.
Husayn ibn 'Ali
the leader of Mecca and Medina; he allied with Britain in WWI
14 terms
The Middle East-World Geography
Hajj
Major Slogan of Arab Spring
Enclave
Exclave
pilgrimage Muslims make once in their lifetime to the city of…
"the people want to take down the regime"
territory that is culturally or ethnically different from sur…
distinct group of people who are isolated from the main or la…
Hajj
pilgrimage Muslims make once in their lifetime to the city of…
Major Slogan of Arab Spring
"the people want to take down the regime"
69 terms
World Geography Middle East
How many countries is the middle east…
when was the term "Middle East" first…
What are people who move from place to…
what is the head covering men wear cal…
18
1850s.. was probably given by the british
Nomads
thwabs
How many countries is the middle east…
18
when was the term "Middle East" first…
1850s.. was probably given by the british
11 terms
World geography middle east
What two countries have long struggled…
In 1947, the United Nations voted to d…
Which country was divided in 1947?
Did the Jewish or Arabs reject the 194…
Israelis (Jewish)... Palestinians (Arab)
Jewish (Israelis)... Arab ( Palestinians)
Palestine
Arabs
What two countries have long struggled…
Israelis (Jewish)... Palestinians (Arab)
In 1947, the United Nations voted to d…
Jewish (Israelis)... Arab ( Palestinians)
46 terms
World History - Middle East
Hebrew origins
nomadic
Exodus
Torah
Fertile crescents
The Hebrews were a ___ people
Moses led ____ out of Egypt
Record of events and laws in Judaism
Hebrew origins
Fertile crescents
nomadic
The Hebrews were a ___ people
33 terms
Middle East World Geography
oasis
wadi
qanats
prophet
place in desert where water and vegetation can be found
a streamed that remain dry until a heavy rain. commonly throu…
persian underground canals
messenger of God
oasis
place in desert where water and vegetation can be found
wadi
a streamed that remain dry until a heavy rain. commonly throu…
23 terms
World Geography Middle East
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Terkmenistan
Kyrgyzstan
Astana
Tashkent
Ashgabat
Bishkek
Kazakhstan
Astana
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
46 terms
World Geography - Middle East Unit
Sharia Law
Stateless Nation
Kurds
Palestinians
Means "The Path" They are a series of very strict laws Muslim…
A group of people who share the same culture, heritage, and h…
A stateless nation found in modern day Turkey, Syria, Iran, a…
A group of people who were forced from their land to make roo…
Sharia Law
Means "The Path" They are a series of very strict laws Muslim…
Stateless Nation
A group of people who share the same culture, heritage, and h…
20 terms
world geography middle east
el aauin
rabat
algiers
tunis
western sahara
morocco
algeria
tunisia
el aauin
western sahara
rabat
morocco
30 terms
World History: Middle East
Diamond Sutra
Genghis Khan
Kublai Khan
Mongols
world's first printed book in China (carving blocks)
greatest nomadic leader of the Mongols; his name meaning "Uni…
grandson of Genghis Khan; established the Yuan dynasty
swift cavalry troops, shoot arrows on horseback, called "Gold…
Diamond Sutra
world's first printed book in China (carving blocks)
Genghis Khan
greatest nomadic leader of the Mongols; his name meaning "Uni…
28 terms
world geography middle east
unusually hard coral reef
ziggarats
iraq
strait of hormuz
what makes the red sea different from other seas
large pyramid shipped typos made out of brick
tygrus and euphrates river gradually converge in what country
much of the oil passes through what strait
unusually hard coral reef
what makes the red sea different from other seas
ziggarats
large pyramid shipped typos made out of brick
53 terms
World Geography- Middle East
Monotheism
Prophet
Mosque
Muhammad
The belief that there is only one god
A person believed to be a messenger from God
A house of worship (Islam)
In Islamic traditions, Muhammad is believed to be the last li…
Monotheism
The belief that there is only one god
Prophet
A person believed to be a messenger from God
66 terms
World Geography Middle East
Hijaz Mountains
Zagros Mountains
Pontic Mountains
Elburz Mountains
Saudi Arabia
S. border of Iran
N. coast of Turkey
N. border of Iran and Turkmenistan
Hijaz Mountains
Saudi Arabia
Zagros Mountains
S. border of Iran
33 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY- MIDDLE EAST
Suez Canal
Bosporus and Dardanelles straits
Hormuz Strait
Tigris and Euphrates River
keeps goods flowing to and from Europe and Africa into the mi…
important for trading with Russia and the interior of Asia
the only waterway to the oilfields of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia an…
flow through turkey, Iraq and Syria making the valleys fertil…
Suez Canal
keeps goods flowing to and from Europe and Africa into the mi…
Bosporus and Dardanelles straits
important for trading with Russia and the interior of Asia
18 terms
World Geography Middle East
Aswan High Dam
phosphate
oasis
pastoralism
A dam along the Nile river that provides water for agricultur…
A chemical used in fertilizers. Morocco is one of the leading…
Located in desert areas, oasis are underground spring that ca…
The raising and grazing of livestock. A way of life for peopl…
Aswan High Dam
A dam along the Nile river that provides water for agricultur…
phosphate
A chemical used in fertilizers. Morocco is one of the leading…
36 terms
World Geography: Middle East
Persian Gulf
choke point
climate
natural resources
transportation route, oil supplier
trade route through narrow water way
arid and semi arid
oil
Persian Gulf
transportation route, oil supplier
choke point
trade route through narrow water way
156 terms
world geography middle east
what is one of the hottest places on e…
the _______ desert is known as the lar…
the sahara is located all across _____…
the sahara desert has a _______ popula…
the sahara desert
sahara
north africa; atlantic ocean and red sea
small
what is one of the hottest places on e…
the sahara desert
the _______ desert is known as the lar…
sahara
33 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY- MIDDLE EAST
Suez Canal
Bosporus and Dardanelles straits
Hormuz Strait
Tigris and Euphrates River
keeps goods flowing to and from Europe and Africa into the mi…
important for trading with Russia and the interior of Asia
the only waterway to the oilfields of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia an…
flow through turkey, Iraq and Syria making the valleys fertil…
Suez Canal
keeps goods flowing to and from Europe and Africa into the mi…
Bosporus and Dardanelles straits
important for trading with Russia and the interior of Asia
117 terms
World Geography: Middle East
land between two rivers
Deserts cover what percent of North Af…
What separates the Arabian Peninsula f…
The Tigris and Euphrates are used to?
Mesopotamia
50%
The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.
irrigate crops
land between two rivers
Mesopotamia
Deserts cover what percent of North Af…
50%
66 terms
World Geography- Middle East
What are the major geographic qualitie…
What is the worldly importance of the…
What are the major landforms of the Mi…
What is significant about the climate…
Dry climate... Arabic language... Islamic religion... Surplus of oil... P…
Cradle of civilization... Origin of three monotheistic religions…
Mountains and plateaus, river plains... Atlas Mountains (Norther…
High temperature (summer) and low humidity (year round)... Great…
What are the major geographic qualitie…
Dry climate... Arabic language... Islamic religion... Surplus of oil... P…
What is the worldly importance of the…
Cradle of civilization... Origin of three monotheistic religions…
10 terms
World Geography Middle East
Persecuted
Hostility
Cultural Hearth
Missionaries
To treat someone cruelty or unfairly especially because of ra…
Being unfriendly or hostile toward someone
Adoption of new ideas, creative center, the hub of the idea y…
A person sent on a religious mission especially one to promot…
Persecuted
To treat someone cruelty or unfairly especially because of ra…
Hostility
Being unfriendly or hostile toward someone
24 terms
World Geography: Middle East
it is almost completely surrounded by…
Mesopotamia; between the Tigris and Eu…
Strait of Hormuz
where the Persian Gulf empties into th…
What is the irony of the Middle East?
One of the four "hot spots" where civilization began, and whe…
What is the most strategic port in the world?
Where is the Strait of Hormuz located?
it is almost completely surrounded by…
What is the irony of the Middle East?
Mesopotamia; between the Tigris and Eu…
One of the four "hot spots" where civilization began, and whe…
28 terms
[World Geography] The Middle East
Red Sea
Persian Gulf
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Arabian Peninsula
- A sea that lies between Saudi Arabia and Africa.... - Main shi…
- Body of water between Iran and Saudi Arabia.... - World's Larg…
- Two large rivers in Iraq that are used for Water.... - The are…
- The countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the…
Red Sea
- A sea that lies between Saudi Arabia and Africa.... - Main shi…
Persian Gulf
- Body of water between Iran and Saudi Arabia.... - World's Larg…
28 terms
World Geography - The Middle East
desalination
Fertile Crescent
Dome of the Rock
Dead Sea
the process of removing salt from water
the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are both located in this region
a shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerus…
salt lake on the border between Israel and Jordan. So much sa…
desalination
the process of removing salt from water
Fertile Crescent
the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are both located in this region
35 terms
world geography the middle east
why is the middle east called the cros…
Arabian Peninsula
1st intifada
why is the dead sea dying?
because it is located where Europe, Asia and Africa meet
the most distinctive landform in the middle east
Palestine population in West bank and Gaza Strip started a ma…
water is being diverted from its main tributary, the Jordan r…
why is the middle east called the cros…
because it is located where Europe, Asia and Africa meet
Arabian Peninsula
the most distinctive landform in the middle east
42 terms
World Geography Middle East list
Egypt
Libya
Algeria
Tunisia
Egypt
Libya
Algeria
Tunisia
Egypt
Egypt
Libya
Libya
26 terms
World Geography - Middle East
Islam was established in the city of _…
What is a mosque?
What is the Qur'an/Koran?
What are the five pillars of Islam?
...
...
...
...
Islam was established in the city of _…
...
What is a mosque?
...
18 terms
Middle East world geography
Cultural hearth
Opec
Chokepoints
Religion of Islam
The region where abspecific culture originated
Tries to manage prices of oil based off supply and demand als…
Strategic strait or canals which could be blocked to stop flo…
The Haij pilgrimage, Koran, Ramadan, 5 pillars
Cultural hearth
The region where abspecific culture originated
Opec
Tries to manage prices of oil based off supply and demand als…
40 terms
world geography middle east
which war led to the 1973 oil crisis i…
what were the effects of the 1973 oil…
what is opec?
who is the largest producer of oil in…
yam kippur
prices of oil increased
The organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
United states
which war led to the 1973 oil crisis i…
yam kippur
what were the effects of the 1973 oil…
prices of oil increased
47 terms
Old World History and Geography Chapter 4 "Middle East Today"
Arabian Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula
Asia Minor
Arabian Peninsula, Sinai Peninsula, As…
Largest peninsula in the world
Triangular shaped peninsula where the children of Israel wand…
Home of modern day Turkey
The three peninsulas of the Middle East
Arabian Peninsula
Largest peninsula in the world
Sinai Peninsula
Triangular shaped peninsula where the children of Israel wand…
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