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The Persian Gulf War. SS7H2. Introduction. Persian Gulf War began on August 2, 1990 . It was a conflict between Iraq and 32 other nations including USA, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia. Why did the war happen?.

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The persian gulf war

The Persian Gulf War

SS7H2


Introduction

Introduction

  • Persian Gulf War began on August 2, 1990.

  • It was a conflict between Iraq and 32 other nationsincluding USA, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia.


Why did the war happen

Why did the war happen?

  • Saddam accused Kuwait of drilling on their land so he called for an invasion.

  • UN Security Council called for Iraq to withdraw and stop most trade there.

    Which type of trade barrier causes trade to stop?

  • Saddam Hussein refused so we went to war .

  • This war was called Operation Desert Storm.


The invasion

The Invasion

  • US invaded shortly after midnight on August 2.

  • Saddam Hussein used propaganda to turn the people against the US and her allies.

  • US deployed 400,000 troops in Iraq and the other 32 nations sent 200,000 troops.

  • One of those nations was Turkey who let us build a military air base on their land.


What were the consequences

What were the consequences?

  • Saddam Hussein had a second war that was worse then the first one.

  • After the war, thousands of American soldiers were infected by an unknown sickness that made them have abdominal pains.


How did the war impact the us

How did the war impact the US?

  • It lowered oil.

  • Military and civilians died during the war.

  • Thousands of US troops got Gulf War Syndrome (GWS)


The persian gulf war

Quiz

1) What date did the war start?

2) Why did the war happen?

3) How many US troops were deployed?

4) What did Saddam use to turn people against the US?

5) What time of day did the US invade?

6) What does “GWS” stand for?

7) What was the US invasion of Iraq called?

8) What country gave the US permission to build an air base?

9) Who called for Iraq to withdraw?

10) How many nations were fighting alongside the US against Iraq?


Answers

Answers

  • August 2, 1990

  • Kuwait drilled for oil illegally in Iraq

  • 400,00

  • Propaganda

  • Midnight

  • Gulf War Syndrome

  • Operation Desert Storm

  • Turkey

  • UN Security Council

  • 32


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