Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Khan Academy
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved Description:
This resource includes five videos reviewing the decline of the Ottoman Empire and the foundation of the modern Middle East. The first video introduces Theodore Herzl and the birth of political Zionism. The second video reviews three major campaigns in the Middle East theater of World War I, the Sinai Peninsula, Mesopotamia and Palestine. The third video reviews the Sykes-Picot and Balfour agreements and the fourth and fifth videos highlight the region after WWI.