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Unformatted text preview: British government stating that: His Majestys government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country. (Perry) McMahon 2 3. The Amritsar Massacre, also known as the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, occurred April 13,1919, when British Indian Army soldiers under the command of General Dyer opened fire on an unarmed gathering of men, women and children. The firing lasted about 10 minutes and 1650 rounds were fired, approximately 33 rounds per soldier. Roughly 1,526 casualties. (McKay)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course ENGLISH 102 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '10 term at Hong Kong Shue Yan.
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