British Mandate of Palestine

1903 Uganda Project
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1903 Uganda Project

Uganda Project- Joseph Chamberlain offered the Jews 5,000 square of the Mau Mau Plateau in what is today Kenya. The proposal was declined by the Zionist Congress in 1905.

1915 Zion Mule Corps
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1915 Zion Mule Corps

In 1915 a unit of the British Army known as the Zion Mule Corps was formed in Alexandria by Egyptian refugees from Palestine, and then sent to Gallipoli to fight the Turks in WWI. A letter by General Sir Ian Hamilton to the Day, a New York newspaper: “General Headquarters,” “Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.” “It may […]

January 30, 1916 McMahon-Hussein Correspondence
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January 30, 1916 McMahon-Hussein Correspondence

The McMahon- Hussein Correspondence,  was an exchange of letters (14 July 1915 to 30 January 1916) between the Sharif of Mecca, Husayn Bin Ali, and Sir Henry McMahon, British High Commissioner in Egypt, concerning the political status of lands included in the Ottoman Empire. The letters declared that the Arabs would revolt and in return, […]

May 16, 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement
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May 16, 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement

The Sykes-Picot Agreement, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement was a secret agreement between the governments of the Great Britain and France, with the assent of Russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the Middle East should the Triple Entente(France Great Britain and Russia) succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire during […]

November 1, 1917 Battle of Beersheba – Prime Minister David Lloyd George
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November 1, 1917 Battle of Beersheba – Prime Minister David Lloyd George

November 1, 1917 Battle of Beersheba Prime Minister David Lloyd George: ‘Jerusalem was a Christmas present for the British nation.’

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate
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April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate The San Remo Conference resulted in the signing of the Peace Treaty with Turkey, dividing the former Ottoman Empire. “The Mandatory will be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on the 2nd November, 1917, by the British Government and adopted by the […]

June 30, 1920 The Palestine Mandate
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June 30, 1920 The Palestine Mandate

June 30, 1920 The Palestine Mandate Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem

February 25, 1920 Pogroms in Russia
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February 25, 1920 Pogroms in Russia

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate
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April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate

The San Remo Conference resulted in the signing of the Peace Treaty with Turkey, dividing the former Ottoman Empire. “The Mandatory will be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on the 2nd November, 1917, by the British Government and adopted by the other Allied Powers in favour of the establishment in Palestine […]

June 30, 1920 Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem
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June 30, 1920 Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem

June 30, 1920 The Palestine Mandate Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem