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Unformatted text preview: DIPL1101 Information for Quiz 2 The quiz is scheduled for Thursday, December 6, 2007. It will be conducted in the format of true- false questions. There will be about 20 statements and you will be asked to indicate whether a statement is true (T) or false (F). The questions cover material from the textbook Understanding Politics and assigned readings (see below) The Middle East (pp. 194-196, 544) Balfour Declaration and the idea of a Jewish state – at the time, Palestine was a virtual colony of Great Britain. Camp David Accords (signed between Egypt and Israel ) Suez Canal Crisis in 1956 ( Impact on the Arab perception of Zionism gathered momentum in 1917 with the Balfour Declaration ) Intifada (When? 1980s and 1990s What? A protracted Palestinian uprising Consequences? many deaths and much suffering ) Six-Day War (who defeated who) Israel defeated Egypt Sub-Saharan Africa (pp. 249-264, 265-273)-Developing nations and the South Characterized by poverty, conflict, illiteracy, turmoil, class cleavages. Disparities between industrial developed countries, generally north, and less developed states in south. Exploitation of south countries. Some countries don’t fit in category, ex) Australia. Western way of looking at development rooted in western experience. Elements of political development Establishing a stable government, provide basic public services (police, edu, health), and legal system. Nation building The process by which all the inhabitants of a given territory- irrespective/without regard to individual ethnic, tribal, religious or linguistic differences-come to identify with the symbols and institutions of the state and to share a common sense of destiny. A new nation will emerge, but very difficult because the state and to share a common sense of destiny....
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- Fall '07
- People's Republic of China, Great Leap Forward, major communist state