Islam, The Middle East, and The West
According to journalist Stephen Kinzer, "It was the first time the United States overthrew a foreign government. It set a pattern for years to come and shaped the way millions of people view the United States." What is the "it" to which he refers?
World War II
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cold War
The 1953 coup in Iran
Which country created the Balfour Declaration as a declaration of its post-World War I policy regarding Palestine?
Fill in the blank. The majority of the soldiers in the army that conquered Spain in 711 were NOT .....
Fill in the blank. The systematic persecutions of Jews, such as those that occurred during the First Crusade, are known as .....
According to journalist Thomas Lippman, what is the basis of the U.S./Saudi alliance?
Exploitation of oil resources
Fear of Chinese power
Fear of British power
Fill in the blank. The Andalusian philosopher ..... is considered the father of secular thought in Europe.
In 1953, the United States overthrew the democratically elected prime minister of which country?
According to The Applied History Group, "by destroying the Islamic empires that existed before they came, the Mongols instigated a new era for the Islamic world, in which most of the region's power would fall to three great empires." Which of the following lists these three great empires?
Greek, Roman, and Byzantine
British, French, and American
Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal
Spanish, American, and German
Fill in the blank. In 1957, Dwight Eisenhower promulgated the ....., under which another country could request U.S. military and economic assistance to counter aggression from another state.
Good Neighbor Policy
Of the following people, who was most closely associated with Arab nationalism?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Gamal Abdel Nasser
There are 10 questions to complete.