11/07/11 Africa notes
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11/07/11 Africa notes
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Africa notes from 11/01/11
When was the UN formed?
What was one of the first issues thrown at the UN?
Where were the 3 places that Israel considered for their homeland?
Palestine, Uganda, Argentina
What the UN's original plan for Israel to have a homeland?
split Jerusalem in half and give half to the Jews
Who got the West Bank and the other half of Jerusalem other than Israel?
When did the war between the Jews and the Palestinians occur?
What does the PLO stand for?
Palestinian Liberation Organization
What country has the greatest number of Jews in the world?
When did the 1 week war occur?
What are a couple other names for the 1 week war?
5 days war, 6 days war
What was the typical route for trade for Israel?
through the Suez Canal, to the Red Sea and out to the Indian Ocean
How long is the Suez Canal?
7 miles long
When the Jews couldn't get through the Suez canal what were their 2 options?
through the Med Sea around Africa
through the land and to the Gulf of Aqaba
What African general tried to stop the trade of the Jews and destroy them?
Where did the Jews strike in Egypt?
the Suez Canal
the Egyptian air force
the Sinai Pennisula
How long was the Suez Canal closed after the Jews bombed it?
Where did the Jews strike in the Jordan? what did they take back?
the entire west bank
What did the Jews take from Syria?
the Golan Heights
What did the Syrians do to provoke the Jews?
They kept bombing their Kibbutz
Where did the Jews move their capital from after the 1 week war?
Telaviv to Jerusalem
What happened to the Jews territory after the 1 week war?
it doubled in size
What Egyptian president decided to acknowledge Israel as a nation?
Who did President Sadat meet with to settle things with Israel?
Jimmy Carter and the Leader of Israel
Where did Egypt and Israel meet to settle issues?
What did Egypt get back when they acknowledged Israel as a nation?
They got back the Suez Canal and the Sinia Pennisula
Who took the Gaza strip from Israel?
Which US president got Jordan to recognize Israel as a nation?
What areas would the Palestinians get to make their own state?
patches of the north bank and the gaza strip
Who created Zionism?
Who was Herzl of friend of in Great Britian?
Balfour, a major politician in GB
What document did GB pass about the Jews?
the Balfour Declaration, GB would back the Jews for a nation of their own