When did Yemen gain independence?
The Early History of Yemen:
Yemen began as three major spice exporting states in its earliest history, and the spice trade made each state wealthy, until the expansion of Rome. Earlier conflicts between Jews and Christians in Yemen led to a quick growth of Islam in the mid-630s AD, and Yemen fell under the control of an Islamic caliphate. Prior to the mid-1500s, Yemen changed hands between Arabian and Western African Empires, and in the 13th century, Yemen fell under control of the Rasulids. In the 15th century, the Ottomans replaced the Rasulids, and during the 1800s, Britain and the Ottoman Empire split Yemen.
Answer and Explanation:
North Yemen gained independence in 1918, and South Yemen gained independence in 1967. In 1990, the two Yemen's became a unified nation.
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from Overview of Ethnic Groups in the WorldChapter 6 / Lesson 1