Balfour Declaration of 1917

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  • The British 's Involvement During The 1947-1948 War Of Independence Essay

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    the Sharif of Mecca, visited the British general consul in Egypt in February of 1914. His incentive was to verify that the British will recognise Arab independence if they support the British in war with purpose to abdicate the Ottoman Turks. Then in 1917 the

  • Alexander The Great Liberalization

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    the Muslim recapture the Holy Land in 1291. The Zionism, the Balfour Declaration in World War 1, the Mandate of Palestine, Aliyah and the Arab-Jewish nationalist movements.The Zionism didn’t appear until the late 19th century. The Zionism was a movement that returns the Jewish people Back to Israel. Further,the Balfour Declaration was “ was a letter dated 2 November 1917 from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, a leader of the British

  • Essay on The Importance of Holocaust In the Establishment of Israel

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    The holocaust seems to be a major reason in the establishment of the state of Israel. The state of Israel was created in May 1948; the Jews finally had a homeland of their own. There were a variety of long-term causes such as the Balfour Declaration, Zionist movement and short-term causes such as the holocaust and the influence of the USA. The area, which is now called Israel, was part of Palestine; it was under British mandate at the start of World War One. The holocaust

  • Causes Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

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    against the central powers (Germany, Austria and Turkey), by encouraging the Arab people in the Ottoman Empire to rise up against their Turkish overlords. It has been a cause of problems between the Arabs and the Jews and a direct clash with the Balfour Declaration and the Sykes-Picot agreement. It was interpreted by Hussein that Palestine would be given back to the Arabs after the war had ended, later claimed by Britain was that any land to be given back to the Arabs was only approximate and Palestine

  • Balfour Declaration

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    Yesterday’s event regarding the Balfour Declaration was given by Charles Smith. The 100th year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration serves as a great reminder of the cornerstone to the existence of the Israeli state today. Dr. Smith argues that, at the time, Lord Balfour’s letter was written to Rothschild favoring a national home in Palestine. Which is what many Zionists wanted; a state in all of Palestine, not just a national home. He discusses to key elements that helped the Jewish movement further

  • Positive Impact Of The Balfour Declaration

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    The Balfour Declaration established the framework for Jewish-Arab ill will that is presently representing a noteworthy danger to the world peace. Issued on November 2, 1917 by Great Britain, the Declaration gave universal acknowledgment to the Zionist development and guaranteed them a Jewish state in the place where there is Palestine. The Jews in Palestine were around ten percent of its whole populace before the Balfour Declaration. It permitted enormous relocation of Jews from all parts of the

  • British Diplomacy in Palestine Essay

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    the same time the British wanted to keep their hands in Palestine’s economy and goods. The reasoning behind this statement is because of the events that played out during the Hussein-McMahon correspondence, the Sykes-Picot agreement, and the Balfour declaration. First, the Hussein-McMahon correspondence was a long-drawn-out exchange of letters between the Sharif of Mecca Hussein bin Ali and British High Commissioner Sir Henry McMahon dealing with the future political status of the Ottoman Empire

  • What Is The Balfour Declaration Dbq

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    In 1917 the British government started to bring their own ideas on how history of Palestine should emerge. For gaining Jews support they issued “Balfour declaration”, which promised establishment of Jewish people in territory of Palestinians. Which meant developing state for Jews. Of course we can see that British government were over promising, because at that time results of First World War were unknown and unseen for participants. Palestine was still under the Ottoman Empire. British government

  • The British Policy Towards Palestine And The Creation Of Israel Changed

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    reports of the British Government and their correspondences with the Jewish, Arabs and German in their quest to gain allies and an independent Jewish State. Some of these documents include Der Judenstaat, The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence, the Balfour Declaration, the British Mandate by the League of Nations and the British White Papers. The first push toward an independent Jewish State began in 1896 with the publication of a pamphlet called Der Judenstaat, written by Theodor Herzl. In Der Judenstaat

  • Peace Unreachable In Israel And Palestine

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    them the same land. This promise has caused many wars between Israel and Palestine making it almost impossible for them to make peace again. This promise made by the British was called “The Balfour Declaration, made in November 1917 by the British Government.”(If Americans Knew.) “The Balfour Declaration