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Ottoman Empire (1517-1917)[edit | edit source]

From 1517-1917, Palestine, which includes the current state of Israel, was under Ottoman rule. After the defeat of the Turks in World War One, the British gained rule over Palestine.[1]

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British Mandate of Palestine (1917-1948)[edit | edit source]

The British army conquered Jerusalem in 1917, and Britain was given administrative authority over Palestine in 1922 in "The Mandate for Palestine." In 1947, Britain ceded Palestine to the United Nations. In May 1948, the state of Israel was established from a partitioned Palestine and recognized as a nation.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "History of Israel," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Israel#Ottoman_period_(1516%E2%80%931917), accessed 15 July 2019.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "History of Israel," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Israel#Ottoman_period_(1516%E2%80%931917), accessed 15 July 2019.