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Whip ruled Palestine in the late 19th century

The Ottoman Empire

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What was the religious population percentages there in 1878

87% Muslim
10% Christian
3% Jewish

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The language spoken throughout

Arabic

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The idea of a Jewish state

Zionism

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Document promising Jews a home in Palestine

Balfour Declaration

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Who had the British promised Palestine to

Meccans
Themselves
Zionists

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What happened to the Jewish population of Palestine between 1920 and 1939

It increased by over 320,000 people

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What did the Palestinians do in 1936

Revolted against the British

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Who did the British have help from to suppress the revolt

Jewish militia

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What did the British issue at the end of the revolt

A white paper - limiting Jewish immigrants to Palestine and calling for the establishment of a joint Arab & Jewish state in Palestine within 10 years

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Who did the British hand palestine over to

The United Nations

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What went down in 1948
Who won

The Arab-Israeli war broke out

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What happened after Israeli won

Israel occupied 1/3 more land than they would have under the U.N. proposal

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Who controlled and later annexed the West Bank and the old city of Jerusalem

Jordan

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Who controlled the Gaza Strip

Egypt

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What went down in 1967

Israel and several Arab states went through a 6-day war

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What did Israel gain control of after this

West Bank
Gaza Strip
Sinai peninsula
Golan Heights

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What did the U.N. pass that outlined Israel giving land back

Resolution 242

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Not all Muslims are what
Not all arabs are what
Not all Palestinians are what

Arabs
Palestinians
Muslims

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Who led the PLO organizations in 1964

Yasser Arafat

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What is the PLO

Palestinian Liberation Organization

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Where did the Israeli government begin to establish Jewish settlements

East Jerusalem
West Bank
Gaza Strip

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Who launched the first suicide bombing against Israel in 1993

Hamas

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What did Hamas have

Social welfare projects in Gaza

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Who led a group of 1000 armed guards to the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem in 2000

Prime minister candidate Ariel Sharon

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What is this known as to Muslims

Al-Agsa Mosque

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What did the Israelis being in 2002

The constructor of a wall around the West Bank

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What was bad about this

They didn't follow the borders established after the 1967 war

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Who died in 2005
What happens shortly thereafter

Yasser Arafat
Hamas won the election

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What has he done in the past 10 years

Launched rockets into Israel

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Who are the Palestinians ruled by

Militia

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