During the time of the British Mandate, who opposed the term “Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine” and who if any were OK with it being called that?

What was the purpose of the British Mandate of Palestine?

The objective of the mandates over former territories of Ottoman Empire was to provide “administrative advice and assistance by a Mandatory until such time as they are able to stand alone”.

When did the British give up control of Palestine?

15 May 1948

Withdrawal. In November 1947, the United Nations recommended the partition of Palestine and the establishment of separate Arab and Jewish states. On 15 May 1948, Britain gave up her mandate. The British Army departed from Palestine leaving the Jews and the Arabs to fight it out in the war that followed.

Why did the British pull out of Palestine in 1948?

The award of the mandate also endorsed the 1917 Balfour Declaration, in which Britain expressed support for “a national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. In 1948, exhausted by World War Two and the strain of holding warring Jewish and Arab forces apart, the British withdrew.

What was Palestine called before the British Mandate?

Ottoman Syria

Before the British occupation, Palestine was part of Ottoman Syria.

Who created the British Mandate of Palestine?

The League of Nations (LON) formally adopted a British mandate for Palestine in July 1922, which incorporated the principles of the Balfour Declaration in the mandate. Arab nationalists opposed the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Some 75,000 Jews emigrated to Palestine between 1922 and 1926.

What did the United Nations vote to do with Palestine in 1948?

Despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state. The modern conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine dates back to the 1910s, when both groups laid claim to the British-controlled territory.

Which countries Recognise Palestine?

Among the G20, nine countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Turkey) have recognized Palestine as a state while ten countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States) have not.

What was the political goal of the mandate system?

France took control of Syria and Lebanon. The stated goal of the Mandate System was that Britain and France would prepare these territories to rule themselves. Other mandates were created in Africa and Asia.

What was the stated intention of the mandate system?

The mandate system was a compromise between the Allies’ wish to retain the former German and Turkish colonies and their pre-Armistice declaration (November 5, 1918) that annexation of territory was not their aim in the war.

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