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Shaping A State
Understand the circumstances leading up to the 1948 War of Independence and the 1967 Six-Day War. Compare the founding ideals of the State of Israel and the Palestinian National Movement, and explore the reality of living within the 1948 armistice lines.
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Lesson Goals:

  • Learn about the 1967 Six-Day War and how it altered Israel’s borders.
  • Analyze the founding principles of the State of Israel and the Palestinian national movement.
  • Understand the complexity of Israel’s borders and security needs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will explain differences between the founding values of the State of Israel and the Palestinian national movement.
  • Students will describe security issues surrounding the pre-‘67 borders.

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