Use these 2 interactive features to answer the following questions and complete the following tasks.
On your blank map color and label the pre-1967 boundaries between Israel and Palestine.
Label the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem.
Label the Sinai Penninsula.
Label neighboring countries and bodies of water.
On the back of your blank map, draw a map of Israel/Palestine showing the borders of the two state solution (Israel and Palestine) that the U.N. Partition Plan proposed in 1947.
Answer the following questions:
- Why weren't the two states established in 1947?
- With hind site, it's easy to say that it was foolish not to accept the U.N. proposal in 1947, but what would you have done if you were in the same position as many Palestinian refugees??
- What important historical event caused an increase in Jewish immigration to Palestine?
- Who had control of Palestine in the years between World War I and 1948?
- What is the "intifada"?