World War Ii Suez Canal
1,161 wordsThe Campaign for North Africa: The Battle of El Alamein "Strategically and psychologically, El Alamein ranks as a decisive battle of World War II. It initiated the Axis decline. The victory saved the Suez Canal, was a curtain-raiser for the Anglo-American invasion of North Africa 4 days later, and was a prelude to the debacle of Stalingrad. Allied morale soared, particularly in the British Empire, proud to have at long last a victorious army and general; Axis morale correspondingly dipped. Hitle...
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Suez Canal Peace Treaty
1,149 wordsBorn into a family of 13 children in 1918, Anwar al-Sadat grew up among average Egyptian villagers in the town of Mit Abul Kom 40 miles to the north of Cairo. Having completed a grade school education, Sadat's father worked as a clerk in the local military hospital. By the time of his birth, Anwar's Egypt had become a British colony. Crippling debt had forced the Egyptian government to sell the British government its interests in the French engineered Suez Canal linking the Mediterranean Sea wit...
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2,027 wordsThe Six Day War broke out on June 5, 1967, following three weeks of tension which began on May 15, 1967 when it was known that Egypt had concentrated large-scale forces in the Sinai peninsula. Egypt's force buildup in the Sinai was accompanied by other serious steps: the United Nations Emergency Force stationed on the border between Egypt and Israel and Sharm el-Sheikh in 1957 and which had provided an actual separation between the countries was evacuated on May 19 upon the demands of the Egypti...
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Britain And France Suez Canal
1,312 wordsScramble for Africa: Author and copyright Matthew Saul How significant were economic factors as causes of the Scramble for Africa? The Scramble for Africa was the most striking manifestation of the 'new imperialism' which developed towards the end of the 1800 's. Notable due to an impression that the days of the Empire were decaying and for the speed and vastness of its occurrence. There have been many interpretations for its cause; some such as J. A Hobson believe it to be a natural result of c...
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Ending Of British Isolation
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1,050 wordsThe Rabinnovich article titled 'Seven Wars and a Peace Treaty', gives a chronological background of wars made between Arabs and Israeli's after the birth of Israeli state. The Israeli's referred this war as the war of Independence. It had two distinct phases. It first begun in 1947 after UN resolution on the partition of Palestine. The resolution was accepted by the Jewish community, but Arabs rejected. The result was a civil war. Until May 15, 1948 th two feuding communities tried to predispose...
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2,012 wordsInternational Effects of the Yom Kippur War The Arab-Israeli War of 1973 was an armed conflict between Israel and the Arab countries of Egypt and Syria, fought during the month of October 1973. Egypt and Syria initiated the conflict to regain territories that Israel had occupied since the Six-Day War of 1967. Although both sides suffered heavy losses during the 1973 war, Israel retained control of the territories. Because the conflict began on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur and took place duri...
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Suez Canal British Government
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1,040 wordsThe Suez Crisis marks major shift in the power relations of western Europe, signalling the rising importance of cold war politics in international crises, The Crisis has a big impact on Canada and our peace keeping ability's. Lester Pearson's idea to stop the crisis help show that we are a peaceful nation. Firstly, The Suez Crisis began on 26 July 1956, when United States decision to withdraw its offer of a grant to aid the construction of Egypt's Aswan High Dam, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel N...
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968 wordsEleven years after the second world war, a crisis occurred which had the potential to escalate into a third world war. Hostilities ran high and the background causes that prompted this crisis contained the same fundamentals as were seen in the first and second world wars. Those being militarism, alliances, imperialism and nationalism; wrought by those countries that had an interest in the Suez Canal and the Arab states. In the world of superpowers in conflict, Canada made a name for itself throu...
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Six Day War Egypt And Israel
1,904 wordsConflict In the Middle East Since the United Nations partition of Palestine in 1947 and the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948, there have been four major Arab-Israeli wars (1947 - 49, 1956, 1967, and 1973) and numerous intermittent battles. Although Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, hostility between Israel and the rest of its Arab neighbors, especially with Palestinian Arabs, has continued because of the lack of co-operation by the Arabs. The first war began as a...
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3,547 words? The Arab world is not in a compromising mood? Nations never concede; they fight. You won? t get anything by peaceful means or compromise. You can, perhaps get something, but only by the force of your arms? But it? s too late to talk of peaceful solutions? (Bard 1). The Arab League Secretary Azzam Pasha said this statement on September 16, 1947, eight months before the state of Israel was established. The Arabs held this mentality in a time when Israel was not yet a fact. This trait was heredit...
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7,690 wordsIs it really worth building a canal in Nicaragua? With news of Nicaragua adopting the idea of a dry canal the first question that should come to mind is, is it really worth building a canal in Nicaragua? Many people look at Panama with its enviable economy and say that Nicaragua needs a canal but they don t realize the problems it brings. Many people know exactly the history of the Panama Canal but few know how many people died to build it, and how many troubles it has created for Panama. Canal ...
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591 wordsThe Panama The Panama Canal The history of the Panama Canal goes back to the 16 th century. After realizing the riches of Peru, Ecuador, and Asia, and realizing how long it took the gold to reach the ports of Spain, someone suggested to Charles V, that by cutting out a piece of land somewhere in Panama, the trips would be made shorter. A survey of the isthmus was ordered and subsequently a working plan for a canal was drawn up in 1529. The wars in Europe put the project on permanent hold. In 153...
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543 wordsThe Suez Canal The Suez Canal is an achievement that man has made and a great help through the entire world. This is one of many difficult tasks that man has done and completed. This was a big task and a big construction and was done many years ago. This canal only transported a little water and was not deep enough for ships or boats. The idea of liking the Mediterranean Sea and Red sea first occurred during the age of the pharaohs. The pharaoh dug the canal to link both seas but soon after the ...
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