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Chapter 23

Mandate referred to land to be governed by an outside power on behalf of the League of Nations until it was ready for independence
Self determination the right to decide their own political future
Zionists after the hill in Jerusalem to which jews had always prayed to return
Drip irrigation preserves precious water resources by letting precise amounts of water drip onto plants from pipes
Potash used in explosives and fertilizer
Fertile Crescent ran through this area where farming and the first civilizations developed
Militia citizen army
Anarchy lawlessness
Embargo severe restriction on trade with other countries
Desalination remove the salt from the seawater
Infrastructure comprises a country's basic support facilities
Falaj System ancient system of underground and surface canals
Secular that it should be run without religious influence
Shah Ruler
Ayatollahs conservative religious leaders
Created by: tjleverett21