Unit 15 notes

Events

1906

1906

The Muslim league was founded

1910

1910

South Africa gained self-rule as a dominion of the British Empire.

1912

1912

They formed the African National congress to fight for their rights

1917

1917

Letter to Zionist leaders, British foreign secretary sir Arthur Balfour Promoted the idea of creating a Jewish home land in Palestine

1931

1931

South Africa become an independent member of the British commonwealth

1947

1947

The British House of commons passed an act, that granted two nations, India and Pakistan

1947

1947

10 million people were on the move in the Indian subcontinent.

1947

1947

Pakistan comprised two separate States

1947

1947

India become the world's largest democracy

1947

1947

The UN general Assembly vetoed to partition Palestine into an Arab Palestinian state and Jewish state

1948

1948

Hindu extremist killed Gandhi

1948

1948

David Ben Grunion, longtime leader of the Jews residing in Palestine announced the creation of an independent Israel

1948

1948

The national Party came to power in south African

1949

1949

The united Nations arranged a cease -fire between India Pakistan

1949

1949

Mao Zedong set out to transform chain.

1954

1954

The Algerian Nation Liberation front

1959

1959

The second Arab-Israel was followed

1959

1959

The minority government set up resources , called homeless, for the country's major black groups.

1960

1960

Nigeria got their independence peacefully

1962

1962

Algeria gained it's independence

1963

1963

The British granted Kenya's independence

1964

1964

Jawaharlal Nehru died

1964

1964

Palestine officials formed the Palestine Liberation organization

1966

1966

A group of army officers seized power in the capital city of Lagos in Nigeria

1966

1966

Nehru's daughter Indira Gandhi was chosen to be Prime Minster

1966

1966

Moa began the cultural Revolution

1967

1967

Arab forces inflirted heavy casualties and recaptured some of the territory lost

1967

1967

The eastern Region seceded from Nigeria declaring itself the new nation of Biatra

1967

1967

Palestinians would have to withdraw from territory seized from Egypt, Jordan, and Syria.

1967

1967

Nasser and his Arab allies, equipped with Soviet tanks and aircraft, felt ready to confront Isreal

1969

1969

Yasir Arafat become chairman of the PLO

1971

1971

Zhou startled the world by inviting an American table tennis team to chain

1973

1973

A fourth Arab-Israel conflict erupted

1976

1976

Mao and Zhou died.

1976

1976

Riots over school policies broke out in the black township pf the Soweto, leaving about 600 students dead

1977

1977

Just four years after the Yom Kippur war, Anwasad at stunned the world by extending a hand to Irael

1978

1978

Kenyatta died

1978

1978

Carter invited Sdat and Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin to camp David

1979

1979

The military handed power back to civilian rulers

1979

1979

The camp David Accords ended 30 years of hostilities between Egypt and Israel.

1980

1980

Deng Xiaoping had emerged as the most powerful leader of chain.

1984

1984

Indian army troops overran the Golden Temple

1984

1984

Students sparked a popular upraising that stunned chains leaders.

1989

1989

As protects mounted, the government decked a nationwide state of emergency.

1989

1989

The standoff came to an end

1989

1989

Rajiu Gandhi party lost power

1990

1990

President de Klerk legalized the NC and also released Nelson Mandela from prison

1991

1991

Rajiu Gandhi was killed by a bomb

1994

1994

President de klerk agreed to hold south Africa's first universal elections in which people of all races could vote

1996

1996

After much debate south Africa lawmakers passed a new more democratic constitution.

1999

1999

ANC official Thabo Mbeki won election as president in a peaceful transition of power

1999

1999

Nelson Mandela stepped down

2002

2002

South Africa was engaged in negations to establish free-trade agreements with a number of counties around the world

2002

2002

Moi stepped down