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Showing Grade 10, Unit 10a, Modern Middle East
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Camp David Accords: Framework for Peace

http://www.ibiblio.org/sullivan/CampDavid-Accords-homepage.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an online exhibit of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library outlining the issues of conflict in the Middle East and Carter's efforts to find common ground around which to create peace. There are primary source doucments and photos from this historic event. Standards 10.10.2 and 11.9.6

Comments: Learn about diplomacy and what is required to make it work.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 578

Elections Around the World

http://www.electionworld.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Search an alphabetical list of countries for the dates and results of elections held all over the world. Standards 10.10.2 and 12.9.8

Comments: This page is useful for comparative government and parliamentary government studies.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1066

Global Connections: The Middle East

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS site has a rich set of materials on the Middle East organized in three parts. The first is a timeline outlining Middle Eastern history since 1900. Then readers are invited to explore the Middle East through a theme such as politics, science, economics, etc. Then there are big questions such as: What has been the role of natural resources in the politics and economy of the region? Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2, and 11.10.6

Comments: There are lesson activities connected to these resources. Flash plug-in is necessary to fully appreciate this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1387

In-depth Coverage: Israel and the Palestinians

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2001/israel_and_the_palestinians/default.stm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: BBC News offers this set of resources providing perspectives not usually seen in the American press. There is a heavy dose of daily news but the site also features a series of historical maps, a timeline, an archive of news coverage about the dispute, including a timeline, voices from the conflict, a feature on Jerusalem's holy sites, and profiles of key players. Standards 10.9.5, 10.10.1 and 11.9.6

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1705

Israeli-Palestinian: Behind the Conflict

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2001/israel_and_the_palestinians/default.stm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This BBC site has information on the Arab-Israeli conflict that is not always available from American sources. In addition to news coverage and a summary of events in the last three years, there are useful maps and a timeline of history since 1948. The section called "Voices from the Conflict" provides fascinating and valuable mulitple perspectives on the issues. There are profiles of the leaders, key documents, Standards 10.10.2, and 11.9.6

Comments: This site doesn't deal with U.S. policy but will be a wonderful resource in evaluating the causes and impact of that policy.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1786

Palestine Facts and Information

http://www.passia.org/index_pfacts.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This extremely rich site by PASSIA, The Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs in Jerusalem includes Facts and Figures about Palestine's history, geography, population, personalities, religion, nationalism, refugees, settlements, economy, education, human rights, etc., and as well as maps of both historical and modern boundaries and issues. Standards 10.9.6, 10.10.1, 10.10.2, 10.10.3,

Comments: This site has many hard-to-find materials, including documents, maps, and photos, for the study of the Middle East and the Palestine question from the late 19th century to today.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2401

Suez Canal

http://www.mrdowling.com/607-suez.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This teacher developed site provides an excellent article about the Canal which includes a great map. Standards 10.10.1 and 11.9.6

Comments: National Geogrphy Standards: lUnderstands that culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2875

Understanding Islam and Muslims

http://www.islamicity.com/Mosque/uiatm/un_islam.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This page is organized oround a series of questions and answers including: What is Islam? Who are the Muslims? What do Muslims believe? How does someone become a Muslim? What does 'Islam' mean? Why does Islam often seem strange? Do Islam and Christianity have different origins? What is the Ka'ba? Who is Muhammad? How did Muhammad become a prophet and a messenger of God? How did the spread of Islam affect the world? What is the Quran? What is the Quran about? Are there any other sacred sources? Examples of the Prophet's sayings What are the 'Five Pillars' of Islam ? Standards 7.2.2, 7.2.3, and 10.10.2

Comments: This site has been recommended by scholars of Middle Eastern culture and of Islamic studies.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3276

Alayam (Daily Newspaper of Bahrain)

http://www.alayam.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Read an Arab perspective on Middle East events from Bahrain, a country of that region. Standard 10.10.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 134

Arab.Net

http://www.arab.net/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site links to online resources related to the Arab world, organized with an Arab viewpoint. It includes links to news of interest, Arab countries and a set of files on the geography, history and culture of the countries. Standard 10.10.1 and 10.10.3

Comments: Use this site to begin a general study of the Arab Middle East by browsing the links.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 280

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