Britain and France Conclude Sykes-Picot Agreement to Divide Middle East Hot

Britain and France Conclude Sykes-Picot Agreement to Divide Middle East

Sykes-Picot Map (French=Blue, British=Red, Russian=Green)
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History Topics
Countries

As World War I is starting to wind down, Britain and France conclude the Sykes-Picot Agreement.

This arrangement is designed to organize spheres of influence over regions in the Middle East formerly controlled by the Ottoman Empire.

 

Video

San Remo Conference

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Edwards v. Aguillard: Court Rules to Uphold Federal Judge Who Struck Down Creationism Law
Roman Emperors Order Death Penalty for Those Caught Teaching or Learning Astrology
Church and State Separation Law in France Goes into Effect

May History Calendar