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  1. AP World History Middle East ConflictThe Arab-Israeli Conflict

  2. The British in Palestine, 1919-1947 • In 1920, there was one Jew to every 10 Arabs in Palestine. • By 1947, the ratio was two Arabs for every Jew. • The Arabs felt that they were loosing control of “their” country.

  3. Palestine Arab Revolt 1936-1939 • Goals of the revolt: • End Jewish immigration to Palestine. • End to the transfer of lands to Jewish owners. • A new “general representative government.” • The Peel Commission Partition Plan in 1937.

  4. Israel would became a nation on May 14, 1948.

  5. War begins on May 15 and Arabs flee the region

  6. Israel in 1947 Israel in 1949

  7. Palestinian Diaspora

  8. Suez crisis of 1956

  9. Six-Day War of 1967

  10. Yasser Arafat and Al Fatah Palestinian liberation organization

  11. Yom-kipper war in October 1973

  12. Camp David peace accords of 1979

  13. Intifada means uprising 1st Palestinian intifada, 1987-1993

  14. Israeli expansion from 1948-1988

  15. Today’s population distribution • 82% Jewish • 16% Arab • Israeli Government • The Knesset • Palestinian Authority • Yasser Arafat • Former leader of the PLO and Al Fatah • Mahmoud Abbas • Current leader • Hamas • Islamic Resistance Movement • The 1993 Oslo Peace Accords The conflict today

  16. United States’ Impact • Post World War II • Six-Day War • Today • The Second Intifada in 2000. • Arafat’s death in 2004. • Gaza Strip Pullout in 2005. The conflict today