BC: Kyle Ballard
FC: North Africa and the Middle East | By: Kyle Ballard
1: The 6 Day War | "June War" | June 5, 1967 - June 10, 1967 | Started by an Air Strike | Fast Israeli Victory | War at Sea was limited | The importance of Air Superiority was demonstrated | Israel seized the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, the West Bank of the Jordan River.
2: Opium | Used to produce heroin | Major cash crop in the Middle East | Production of opium hasn't changed since ancient times | Main product for the drug trade | When converted to heroin, it is easy to smuggle
3: The Taliban | Regime was overthrown after 2001 attacks | Fled to Pakistan - became insurgency movement to fight Afghanistan | Taliban is seen as a terrorist group | Taliban bought Opium from farmers
4: Emperor Constantine | Roman Emperor from 306 to 337 | First Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity | Wanted to empower Christianity in the region | Constantine's endorsement of Christianity was a turning point for Early Christianity
5: Christianity in the Middle East | The Origin of Christianity is in the Middle East | Spread through Jerusalem along major trade routes | First Major disagreement in the church was schisms | Christianity is dying in the Middle East now, being overtaken by Islam