Warm Up October 21, 2013. At the root of many conflicts in the Middle East is a religious issue concerning historical ownership of the land. This issue centers around who: A. settled there first B. was promised the land by God C. won the Battle of Armageddon
At the root of many conflicts in the Middle East is a religious issue concerning historical ownership of the land. This issue centers around who:
A. settled there first
B. was promised the land by God
C. won the Battle of Armageddon
D. established the city of Jerusalem
SS7H2 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southwest Asia (Middle East) leading to the 21st century.
b. Explain the historical reasons for the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948; include the Jewish religious connection to the land, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and Zionism in Europe.
c. Describe how land and religion are reasons for continuing conflicts in the Middle East.
d. Explain U.S. presence and interest in Southwest Asia; include the Persian Gulf conflict and invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
1. How did European partitioning in Southwest Asia (Middle East) after the breakup of the Ottoman Empire lead to regional conflict?
2. How is the origin of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity a source of conflict over the land?
3. How does anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Zionism relate to the establishment of the modern state of
4. What are the United States interest in the Middle East?
Consider all of the topics we have discussed while learning about the history of the Middle East. Use the Unit Collage template to synthesize your learning. You must provide a visual and linguistic response in each frame. Use of color is required.
Respond to one of the following: