World Civ Timeline

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  • Theodore Herzl And the Zionist Movement

    Theodore Herzl And the Zionist Movement
    An Ideology started in Palestine by Theodore Herzl to establish a Jewish State. Was his way of curing anti-Semitism.
  • The Balfour Declaration

    The Balfour Declaration
    A Declaration issued by the British that made a homeland for the Jews. The Jews took the oppurtunity to move in and fought and eventually were given their own state of Israel by the UN in 1948.
  • British recieve Palestine as a Mandate

    British recieve Palestine as a Mandate
    This Mandate was entrusted to Great Britain to facilitate the implementation of the Balfour Declaration. They had to "facilitate Jewish immigration under suitable conditions."
  • United Nations Partition Plan

    United Nations Partition Plan
    The UN voted that Western Palestine should be a Jewish and Arab state. The Jewish people accepted it, The Arab people rejected it.
  • Israel Independence

    Israel Independence
    After the Partition Plan was rejected and The Arab Revolt started Britian handed to issue over to the UN. The UN gave in and issued for the Jews to have Israel.
  • War of the Suez Canal

    War of the Suez Canal
    The Suez Crisis was a war fought on Egyptian territory in 1956. The conflict pitted Egypt against Israel, the United Kingdom and France.
  • PLO is created

    PLO is created
    An organization who was started to give a voice to the Palestinian refugees living in camps. The main goal was the destruction of Israel.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Arab Leader said Israel was trying to decieve world opinion. They engaged in war. They made major territorial gains like, The Gazza strip, East Jerusalem, and Golan Heights.
  • Munich Olympics tragedy

    Munich Olympics tragedy
    At the Munich Olympics of 1972 a terrorist group called "Black September" murdered 11 Israelites. They did this to safeguard Fatah's international image and the PLO's political interests.
  • Yom Kippur War

    Yom Kippur War
    Started with a surprise Arab attack on Israel. Expensive training programs and weapons were initiated.