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Name__________________________ Middle East Test Review Ch 7 Sec 2 – The Geography Vocabulary: oasis, petroleum, nonrenewable resource, standard of living What bodies of water border the Arabian Peninsula? List the geographic features found in this region. What type of climate does the region have? What is the most important natural resource to this region? List facts about the Dead Sea. Ch 10 Sec 2 – Cultures and History Vocabulary: monotheism, muezzin, Holocaust This region is birthplace to what three religions? What basic belief do these three religions share? What is the largest ethnic group in the Middle East (SW Asia)? What the most commonly spoken language in the Middle East? Ch 13 Sec 4 – Saudi Arabia Vocabulary: Islam, Koran What is the majority religion in Saudi Arabia? What is the most important natural resource found in this region? Explain how oil can be good and bad for the Saudi Arabians. How is Saudi Arabia involved in the global economy (exporting oil)? Arab-Israeli Conflict Vocabulary: Palestine, Palestinians, Israel, Israelis, Gaza Strip, West Bank, Jerusalem, refugees, Palestinian Liberation Organization, Hamas, United Nations What is the conflict about, specifically the major issues? Give a timeline of events. What is the U.S’s involvement in this conflict? You should know the different locations and who controls them. You should know that this is a current issue and what the current status is. Information on the conflict can be found in Ch 10 Sec 2 and on several handouts/notes. Persian Gulf War Vocabulary: Saddam Hussein, President George H. W. Bush Also known as Operation Desert Storm. What year did this begin? What sparked this war to begin? What leaders and countries were involved? What was the outcome? Information on the war can be found in Ch 10 Sec 2 and on several notes/handouts. War in Iraq Vocabulary: Saddam Hussein, President George W. Bush, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Sunni, Shia Also known as Operation Iraqi Freedom. When did the war start? What leaders and countries were involved? What is the current status? Who is involved in the fighting? Information on the war can be found in Ch 10 Sec 2 and on several notes/handouts.
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