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10th Grade Chapter30

Africa and the Middle East (1945-Present)

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Which statement most accurately describes a cause of the Arab-Israeli conflict? Both sides have substantial claims to the disputed area.
Which has been a major goal of both the Zionists and the Palestinian Arabs in the Middle East? to have their own independent country.
The 1967 Arab-Israeli Six -Day War resulted in the acquisition of the Golan Heights, West Bank and Gaza Strip by Israel
Since 1948, the main disagreement between the Arabs and Israelis has revolved around territorial claims
In Iran under Ayatollah Khomeini and in Afghanistan throughout the 1990's, an effect of the Islamic fundamentalist government has been to limit rights for women.
The stumbling block to settle the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East is that both sides claim the same territory.
Why did the United States and Great Britain invade Iraq in 2003? They thought Iraq had weapons of mass destruction that threatened nations around the world. Iraq sponsored world terrorism.
What has served as a bond among Arab countries in the Middle East? hostility towards Israel
Which factor was mainly responsible for the mass killings in Rwanda and Burundi in the mid-1990's? ethnic conflict
Which leader is most closely associated with Desmond Tutu and F.W. de Klerk? Nelson Mandela
After achieving independence in the post-World War II period, most new African nations experienced difficulty uniting the people within their counties mainly because tribal and regional loyalties were stronger than national loyalties.
During the 1950's and 1960's, the history of most African countries was characterized by the achievement of political independence
The term "Pan-Africanism" can best be defined as a movement whose purpose is to promote African unity
In 1990, the Republic of South Africa released Nelson Mandela from prison. The action symbolized the effectiveness of international sanctions
In the Republic of South Africa, the slogans “Freedom In Our Lifetime” and “New South Africa” changed from promises to reality after Nelson Mandela was elected president
The main reason for Rebellion in the Congo during the 1960’s, Fighting in the Sudan in the 1980’s and Massacres in Rwanda in 1990’s was ethnic rivalries
What is one factor that has affected economic development in southern African nations in the 21st century? spread of the AIDS epidemic
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