Unformatted text preview: Remaking the Middle East World War I: World http://www.youtube.co m/watch? v=o66LVPvSw6Y&feat ure=related Argument Argument World War I settlements had two huge consequences for the Middle East
• Replaced the Ottoman Empire with an unstable collection of nationstates • Installed a foreign presence Nation-States Nation-States
Replaced the Ottoman Empire with an unstable collection of nationstates 1. Creation and consequences of borders 2. Nature of leadership 3. Need for a nation Installed a foreign presence 1. 2. Dependent independence Creation of Israel Promises: Sharif Husayn— McMahon Correspondence http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1916/mcmahon.html Arab Revolt http://www.spike.com/vid eo/2672384 Promises Promises SykesPicot Agreeme Promises Balfour Declaration Anglo-French Joint Statement Anglo-French
8 November 1918 November The aim of France and Great Britain in carrying on in the Near East the war let loose by Germany's ambitions is the complete and final liberation of the peoples so long oppressed by the Turks and the establishment of governments and administrations deriving their authority from th...
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