The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts


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Theodor Herzl was the founder of _____.

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1. The _____ is the proof of Great Britain's support for a Jewish state in the Middle East.

2. In what way did the United Nations support the Zionist cause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many background details—including individuals, actions, and tensions—brought about the creation of the modern state of Israel, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of these facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice problems ask you questions about:

  • Father of modern political Zionism
  • British document affirming Great Britain's support of a Jewish state in the Holy Land
  • International body that advocated dividing Palestine into two states
  • How Britain acquired Palestine after World War I
  • Elements of the conception of Israel's statehood

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo helps students apply the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the man who originally called for a Jewish state in the Holy Land
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding factors that were considered in the creation of a Jewish territory and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Britain's role in Israel's creation

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about Israel's conception, you can pull up our complementary lesson titled The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Zionism prior to World War II
  • Holocaust and post-war decisions
  • David Ben-Guiron's declaration of independence
  • Pan-Arab invasion, war, and increase of Israeli territory
  • Israel's inclusion in the United Nations