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Creation Of Israel
Transcript of Creation Of Israel
Of Israel Who created it? The Arab-Israeli War in1948 established the state of Israel as an independent state When was Israel created? Israel was created
on May 14, 1948. Where is Israel present day? It's the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. Its southernmost point reaches the Red Sea. To the west lies Egypt, to the east, Jordan. Lebanon is to the north and Syria to the north-east. How was it created? Why was it created? Since Britain took control of Palestine there was a lot trouble between the Arabs who lived there and Jews who wanted to live there too. After World War II, Britain decided to let the U.S. decide what to do with Palestine. Because Jews wanted a "home" in the place where they had arisen. 3 Discussion Questions:
-What's to the east of Israel?
-What year was it created?
-What's to the west of Israel? -To the east is Jordan
-To the west is Egypt Works Cited:
"A Brief History of Israel." History of Israel and the USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013."How Was Israel Created?" BBC News. BBC, 21 Aug. 2009. Web. 02 May 2013."MILESTONES: 1945-1952." Office of the Historian. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 May 2013."The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party." Creation of Israel. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013."Where Is Israel Located." BBC News. BBC, 21 Aug. 2009. Web. 02 May 2013. In the early part of the 20th century thousands of Jews moved to that area before it became Israel. So they could start new lives and set up new communities. Many of them were escaping Europe and Russia, where they were being persecuted for being Jewish. The U.S. suggested dividing Palestine into two countries, one Arab and one Jewish. The Arab leaders said no to the plan, but the Jewish leaders accepted it and declared the state of Israel. The American President gave his support to the new state.