Balfour Declaration

Contributed By: Elisheva Cohen
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
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The Balfour Declaration is a letter from Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothchild offering the land of Palestine as a Jewish homeland. This text contradicted the Hussain-McMahon Correspondence of 1915-1916 and the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916. This primary source can be used in the classroom for analysis and discussion. >

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