Presentation on theme: "SW Asia Foundations of Modern Middle East Review Game."— Presentation transcript:
SW Asia Foundations of Modern Middle East Review Game
A movement whose goal was to establish a Jewish homeland in Israel and who held the belief that Jews deserved to return to a homeland in Zion where they had lived during Biblical times was called what? Zionism
What is the dominant religion in Southwest Asia? Islam
Which would best describe Zionism? Anti-Semitism, Jewish Nationalism, Arab Nationalism, or Jewish desire for expansion into Syria Jewish Nationalism
What happened to Israel the day after they declared independence? Arabs attacked & lost a lot of their own land, when the Israeli Army counter-attacked.
What is the most dominant ethnic group in Southwest Asia (Middle East)? Arabs
Who controlled Palestine after World War I? Britain
What organization created the new state of Israel ? The United Nations
Who decided what the boundaries of the new countries in the Middle East would be after the break up of the Ottoman Empire? League of Nations
What is the term given to the prejudice and hostility shown toward Jewish people? Anti-Semitism
What is the difference between an ethnic group and a religious group? An ethnic group is people who share cultural ideas & beliefs, where as a religious group is people who share a belief system in a god or gods (a religion).
What was the primary reason for US involvement in the 1 st Persian Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm)? Iraq invaded & controlled Kuwait and all of their oil
A group of radical/extreme Muslims What is Al-Qaeda?
What religion believes in the Five Pillars of Faith? Five Pillars of Faith? Islam
What three things do most countries in SW Asia argue about? Religion, Land & Resources (i.e., water & oil)
What is your homework tonight? …And every night for that matter? STUDY…STUDY…STUDY & Then STUDY SOME MORE!!