Camp David Accords Background

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Camp David Accords - Background Information & Geographic Setting
1948----- -----New nation of ______________ formed
Land carved from area called Palestine;
Armistice lines drawn but never intended to be
permanent boundaries
Neighbors (__________, Jordan, and Syria) accept lines
1967----- -----Six Day War
Israel launches war of expansion in many directions
Israel conquers the __________ Peninsula from Egypt
The Golan Heights, Gaza, and the West Bank also taken
U.S. was strong ally of ___________; Egypt and Syria
were allies of the ____________ ____________
1973----- -----Yom Kippur War (or 1973 War)
Israel's Arab neighbors try to get land back
___________ launches war to regain Sinai Peninsula; Syria also
attacks Israel, hoping to regain Golan Heights region
Arab nations resent U.S. support of Israel; launch _____ embargo
Tension remains high throughout the Middle East
1978----- -----Camp David Accords
U.S. President ________ ___________ hosts historic summit
between ____________ (led by Menachem Begin) and
______________ (led by Anwar Sadat)
Agreement reached in September; __________ signed in March 1979
Land Disputes Control of holy sites __________________
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Access to Resources -
Reasons for
Conflict
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Settlements __________________
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Mutual Mistrust __________________
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Who's Who at Camp David?
 Prime Minister of Israel: _____________________________
 President of Egypt:
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 President of the United States: ___________________________
What is Camp David?
 In the state of ____________________, northwest of Washington, DC
 First used by President _____________________ in the 1930s
 Named "Camp David" by President _________________ in the 1950s
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