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Showing Grade 11, Unit 9m, Middle East Policy
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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

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

International Business Culture

http://www.executiveplanet.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This fascinating business site has "Business Culture Guides" forty countries providng the type of information that a business would need in setting up a joint venture, a factory or distribution center, or in conducting trade. Standard 10.10.1, 11.9.6, 11.9.7, and 12.6.1

Comments: This was developed for business by experts in international business who are available to answer questions.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1743

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

Middle East-Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/mideast.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The top Washington Post news stories on the Middle East are updated here regularly. There are also links to country information, special reports, and an interactive map of the region. Standard 11.9.6

Comments: News stories are updated often.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2169

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

The Mideast: A Century of Conflict

http://www.npr.org/news/specials/mideast/history/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a seven-part series by National Public Radio tracing the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. It inlcudes broadcasts and transcripts of Theodor Herzl and the First Zionist Congress, the Balfour Declaration and the British Mandate, the Partition and War for Independence, the Six Day War, the Yom Kippur War, the First Intifada, and the Second Intifada. A set of clear, historical maps, a timeline, and bios of key players support the site. Standards 10.9.5, 10.10.1 and 11.9.6

Comments: The material is balanced and includes both audio and printed versions of the programs.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3048

CIA World Factbook: Egypt

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/eg.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has current and historical information on Egypt provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information including a map. Standards 10.10 all and 11.9.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 671

CIA World Factbook: Gaza Strip

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/gz.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has current and historical information on Gaza provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information including a map. Standards 10.10 all and 11.9.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 674

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