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Ch 29: History Alive Chapter 29: Shifts of Power in the Middle East

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The Shifts of Power in the Middle East chapter of this TCI History Alive World Connections Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the TCI History Alive World Connections textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about shifting power in the Middle East during the 20th century.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Shifts of Power in the Middle East chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the Middle East topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

You'll learn about all of the topics in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Israel's creation
  • The history of the League of Arab States
  • Middle East religious conflicts
  • OPEC's 1970s oil embargo
  • Causes of the Iran-Iraq War

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5 Lessons in Chapter 29: History Alive Chapter 29: Shifts of Power in the Middle East
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The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

1. The Creation of Israel in 1948: Timeline & Resulting Conflicts

In this lesson, we explore the movements and political developments that led to the creation of the state of Israel and the subsequent backlash from the Arab world.

League of Arab States: History & Purpose

2. League of Arab States: History & Purpose

One of the most turbulent areas of the world today is the Middle East. In this lesson, you'll learn about the League of Arab States, including its history and role in the Middle East. A short quiz follows.

The Role of Religion in Modern Middle East Conflicts

3. The Role of Religion in Modern Middle East Conflicts

This lesson will explore the religious conflicts of the Middle East. It will specifically describe the conflicts between Sunni and Shiite Muslims, Jews and Muslim Arabs, and fundamentalist Muslims and the Western world.

Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

4. Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

The 1970s represented a period of economic distress in the United States. Learn about one of the major factors, the 1973 oil embargo by OPEC, and its devastating impact on the American economy in this video lesson.

The Iran-Iraq War: Causes & Timeline

5. The Iran-Iraq War: Causes & Timeline

The Iran-Iraq War lasted from 1980 to 1988 and cost hundreds of thousands of lives. The conflict ended in a stalemate between the two nations, but highlighted the volatile nature of politics in the Middle East in the late 20th century.

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