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The Great Game 1611 – East India Company established a cotton factory in India
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The Great Game 1611 – East India Company established a cotton factory in India

The Great Game In 1611, the East India Company established a cotton factory in India.  Beginning in the 18th century and over the next century, large areas of India were annexed by the East India Company. Dissatisfaction with Company rule led to the Indian Rebellion of 1857, after which the provinces of India were directly […]

1786 In a letter to John Jay, Thomas Jefferson wrote
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1786 In a letter to John Jay, Thomas Jefferson wrote

1786 American Presidents Thomas Jefferson: Years of President: 1801–1809 In a letter to John Jay, Thomas Jefferson wrote “We took the liberty to make some enquiries concerning the ground of their pretensions to make war upon nations who had done them no injury, and observed that we considered all mankind as our friends who had […]

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President John Adams: 1797–1801
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President John Adams: 1797–1801

1818 American Presidents President John Adams: 1797–1801 President John Adams in a letter to Major Mordecai Noah wrote: “I really wish the Jews again in Judea, an independent nation.” Source (Insert Source)

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1834 Christian Pilgrim George Jones
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1834 Christian Pilgrim George Jones

1834 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre Christian Pilgrim George Jones: “In Galilee the Jewish community of Safed was, for a month, subjected to a wild orgy of looting by its Moslem neighbors, Source: Schur, Nathan. Twenty Centuries of Christian Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Tel Aviv: Dvir Publishing, 1992

1835 Zionism Letter from Thomas Jefferson
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1835 Zionism Letter from Thomas Jefferson

Abraham Mordecai Noah publishes his book on bringing Jews to Buffalo

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President Martin Van Buren: 1837-1841
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President Martin Van Buren: 1837-1841

1840 American Presidents President Martin Van Buren: 1837-1841 State of the Union Address: President Martin Van Buren expressed concern for the plight of Jews in the Ottoman Empire. He called it “the most anti-Semitic of countries.” Source: Lee, Melvin E. The Fallacy of Grievance-based Terrorism, Middle East Quarterly, Winter 2008

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August 11, 1840 Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Ponsonby   
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August 11, 1840 Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Ponsonby   

August 11, 1840 India, Muslims and Oil “Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Ponsonby                                                Foreign Office, 11th August 1840 There exists at present among the Jews dispersed over Europe a strong notion that the Time is ap­proaching when their nation is to re­turn to Palestine; and consequently their wish to go thither has become more keen, and […]

1842 Abraham Benisch to Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Viscount Canning- Scheme
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1842 Abraham Benisch to Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Viscount Canning- Scheme

1842 India, Muslims, and Oil “Abraham Benisch in a memorandum to (British) Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Viscount Canning- Scheme If it be evident that England cannot attain her views by the propagation of  Protestantism, she must direct her attention to another persuasion legally on a par with the resident Catholics and which evinces no […]

April 15, 1854 Karl Marx
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April 15, 1854 Karl Marx

April 15, 1854 India, Muslims, and Oil Karl Marx (The Author of Das Kapital)- The Outbreak of the Crimean War with Russia “War has at length been declared. The Royal Message was read yesterday in both Houses of Parliament-by Lord Aberdeen in the Lords, and by Lord J.Russell in the Commons. It describes the measures […]

October 25, 1854 The Charge of the Light Brigade
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October 25, 1854 The Charge of the Light Brigade

October 25, 1854 India, Muslims, and Oil Major General the Earl of Cardigan in a speech at the Mansion House in London about the Crimean War: “We advanced down a gradual descent of more than three-quarters of a mile, with the batteries vomiting forth upon us shells and shot, round and grape, with one battery […]