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What are two main reasons for people revolt?. Why was the partitioning of India an example of the movement of people?. Tehri Economic and political needs are not met. Hindus move to India, and Muslims move to Pakistan.
Why was the partitioning of India an example of the movement of people?
Tehri Economic and political needs are not met
Hindus move to India, and Muslims move to Pakistan
Theorize: Why was the founding of Israel an example of the movement of people?
Jewish people moved to the newly formed Israel, and Arabs were moving out
The Arab Spring is a string of revolutions in Islamic countries to get rid of oppressive dictators. It began in Tunisia
The Revolutions of the Arab Spring are led by the people for rights, political say and freedom
What are some of the common problems leading to the Arab Spring Revolutions
-Rising Food Costs
-No political power
Arabs saw their Tunisian brothers achieve Revolution, and they followed suit
-Food prices rising
-Corruption in the Government
The “president” Hosni Mubarak was corrupt and oppressive.
30 year “State of Emergency” giving him complete control
Police beat suspects and enforced one party rule
Discontent simmered but there was no united call for change
KahledSaeed was beaten to death in public, it was taped and the video was loaded onto YouTube
Soon Facebook created a group entitled “We are all KahledSaeed”
Access to the video of Saeed’s death, Twitter and Facebook allowed the Egyptian Revolution to spread
Soon over one million Egyptians occupy Tahrir Square in February 2011 demanding President Mubarak resign
Murbarak steps down and is arrested February 11, 2011
Tried for his crimes in May, and Executed in June 2011
Democratic Elections occur in September 2011
President Morsi Elected
Unemployment and economy still in bad shape
1981- Mubarak in power- oppression
June 2010- KahledSaeed beaten to death
Jan 25, 2011- Large scale Protests begin in Egypt
Feb. 11, 2011- Mubarak Steps down and arrested
May 2011- Mubarak sentenced to Death
Sept. 2011- Egypt Votes in new government
Despite a successful Democratic election the West worries the government may fall back into a military dictatorship
Threat of Muslim Brotherhood taking over and enacting Sharia (strict Islamic Law)
**We call this fundamentalism- a return to traditional religious values**
What about the Suez Canal? If the nation falls back into revolution, trade may be disrupted
Religious Government (Sharia)
A Common problem facing most Latin American and Middle Eastern nations today is that these nations
Have little arable land and few mineral resources with which to improve their economies
Have chosen not to belong to international organizations
Are struggling with a transition to democracy after experiences years of dictatorial rule
Are experiencing major problems with the flood of illegal immigrants entering their nations