Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Qtr 4 Final 2015

Israel-Palestine, South Africa and Rwanda

What are settlements? Jewish homes and developments inside Palestine
Why do Jews claim the land? Why do Arabs? Israel (God gave them the land, were there first, sacred sites) Arabs (longest sacred sites, not included during partition talks with UN so Israel not legit)
What is Hamas? The elected government of the Gaza Strip, considered a terrorist organization by Israel and United States
What is Zionism? The belief and political movement that the Jews deserve a homeland - specifically Israel.
What European country colonized South Africa? The Dutch
What was apartheid? The Dutch laws and government of South Africa that included legal segregation
What type of laws existed under apartheid? No intermarriage - separate public facilities - South Africans stripped of their citizenship and forced to relocate in homeland - no representation in government - white only jobs
Where were all black South Africans forced to live? Homelands
Who was elected president in the first multi-racial elections in South Africa in 1994? Nelson Mandela
What did the Rugby World Cup win symbolize? That blacks and whites could live together peacefully
Why did black South Africans have to carry passbooks? As a way for the apartheid government to control the black population
Which European country was responsible for colonizing Rwanda? Belgium
What was the Interhamwe? How did they spead their message? Hutu militia group that carried out the genocide against the Tutsi. They spread their message over the radio.
What was the US response to Rwanda? Nothing. It was not technically labeled a genocide by the US government.
Created by: PLHSWorld