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Midterm exam: Total of 6 questions and you must answer 4 Each question is worth 25 pts 8pts for length 12 pts for knowledge 5 pts clarity and presentation Each question requires a minimum of 250 words Idil 1. Arab modern history and what are the three periods a. European -1798-1918 (Collapse of Ottoman Empire) b. 1918- about 1945-1950’s – arab struggle for independence c. 1945-50 TO 1967 (Triumph of Arab Nationality) Find important events 2. Arab Renaissance (Annahda) a. There were 7 themes but focus on the last one – political – i. Modern (5 currents) vs Traditional (3 currents) 1. Wahabist, Muslim brotherhood, Sufi – traditional 2. Arab nationalism, Egyptian nationalism (1990), Lebanese nationalism (not arab but …), palestian nationalism (left on their own) and Syrian nationalism

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