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Recognition Of Israel

Presidential Decision Making: Truman's Recognition of Israel

Students will examine documents from opposite sides from advisors close to Truman on the issue of the Recognition of Israel.
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Why did Truman authorize de facto recognition of Israel on May 14, 1948?

Students will examine primary sources to determine Truman's actions over Israel.
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Truman's Recognition of Israel - A Role Play

Students need to develop an understanding of foreign relations between the United States and the rest of the world, especially the Middle East.
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The Lemon Tree: A Case Study on the Creation of the State of Israel (1948)

The students will use both individual assignments and cooperative learning to explore a case study on the creation of the state of Israel.
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Recognition of the New State of Israel

Needs instructions from teacher to go with powerpoint.
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Truman and Israel

Through a close reading of historic documents from the Truman Library each class will be divided into teams and "translate" and summarize the meaning of their document
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To Do or Not To Do: Truman's Recognition of Israel

To assist students in developing skills that will enable them to analyze primary documents and political cartoons which will help them develop an understanding of the different perspectives of Truman's recognition of Israel.
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Factors Contributing to US Recognition of Israel

This lesson is designed to help students understand the complex issues that contributed to the US recognizing the State of Israel. In addition will it will help to put that action into a bigger picture of the Cold War diplomacy and politics.
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The Role Imperialism Played in the Formation of the State of Israel

This activity is designed to help students make connections between the actions taken by Imperialistic nations and the post World War II world, specifically as it relates to Middle East diplomacy and the creation of the state of Israel.
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Global Connections: Using US Involvement in the Middle East

Analysis of primary documents relating to US involvement in the Middle East.
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