Sykes-Picot Agreement 1915-1916
Captured Aqaba in 1917 and cut the Hejaz Railway.
British liaison officer Colonel T.E. Lawrence encouraged/assisted
Arabs in overthrowing the Turks.
Ultimately, though, the Arabs did applaud the final triumph of the
Jean-Paul Carvalhos article, A Theory of the Islamic Revival, asserts that the base of
the Islamic revival theory was upon two forms of relative deprivation: envy and unfulfilled
Toby Dodges article, Arab Awakening to the Arab Spring; the Post-colonial State in
the Middle East, asserts the root cause of the Arab Spring was the mass demonstrations and
rioting about political turmoil. Dodge
Prcis #1 Redo
Suad Josephs article, Gender and Family in the Arab World, asserts that Arab families
are the basic unit of Arab society and is mostly predicated on the idea of patriarchy. Joseph back
April 7, 2015
Mohamed Kamel Dora article, The meaning of homeland for the Palestinian diaspora
Revival and transformation, asserts the mechanisms by which the homeland has been
perpetuated in exile, how a refu
Age of the Pyramids
Tallest pyramids: Giza
4 corners point cardinal directions
2125 BCE: central government broke apart and kingdom ends
Symbols of power and wealth (and dead people)
Local rulers took power in place of pharaoh
First 4 Civs:
China (2000 BCE +)
Established in dynasties
Xia Dynasty (2000 1750 BCE):
Known as Tamer of the (Yellow) River
Likely developed vast irrigation projects
Christine Barbour, Gerald C Wright
Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American
Politics, 6th Edition The Essentials
Category: Civics & Citizenship
Publisher: CQ Press (January 15, 2013)
The Balfour Declaration 1917
Finally, Britain made yet another advance booking.
In an effort to appeal to US, Russian, and Germany Jewry and also to
secure control over the territory adjacent to the Suez Canal, Britain
agreed to favor the establishment of
Kamal Ataturk = Very secular. Took major steps to modernize Turkey.
Understood modernization as impossible w/out adopting Western
Banned traditional Islamic forms of clothing (i.e. Fez for men and veil
Most Muslim countries under Europ
The control or governing influence of a nation over a dependent
country, territory, or people.
The system or policy by which a nation maintains or advocates such
control or influence.
WHAT LED TO THE CREATION OF THE ARAB NATIONSTATES?
The Mandate States
Determined allocation of Class "A" League of Mandate states for
administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of Middle East.
Class A mandates included: Iraq (Britain), Palestine and Transjordan
(Britain), Syria (France), Lebanon (Fr
Central Powers of Russia, Britain and France vs. Ottoman Empire,
Russia eventually pulled out in 1917 due to the outbreak of the
WWI profoundly affected political, diplomatic, military, economic
The Great Arab Revolt
British looked for ways to topple Turks.
Looked for ally in the region.
Chose Sherif Hussein Bin Ali Al-Hashimi.
Held most prestigious Arab-Islamic position within O.E./very
Distrusted the CUP on political and religious gr
Most Arab Ottomans viewed O.E. as only protection against
European imperialism and the preserver of Islamic independence.
Most Arabs continued to support the empire until its defeat.
DESPITE THE FACT THAT.
Many Arab administrators/officials remo
L. Lavi article, Analysis: Egypts Draft Constitution Most Islamic in Egypts History
(December 3rd, 2012), asserts that Egypts Draft Constitution was a revolutionary part of
Egypts history and Islamic h