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The Middle East After WWI

1919

Mandate in Arabia

1919E

The Bystander. April 9, 1919

President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points.

Wilson was awarded the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize.
The 14 Points inspired independence movements around the world.

1919F

By Sir William Orpen, 1919

President Woodrow Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919

1919H

By Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, February 14, 1919

Depicting President Wilson, George Clemenceau of France, Lord Balfour and Amir Faisal who led the Arab Deligation. Faisal was crowned king
of the Arab Kingdom of Syria, then ousted by the French. The British offered him a consolation prize by making Faisal king of Iraq.

1919F

By Will Dyson, from 'The Daily Herald', May 13, 1919

1919 - The Treaty of Versaills. "Peace and Future Cannon Fodder".

1919I

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', May 28, 1919

It has been reported that the United States of America have declined to accept a mandate for Constantinople.

1919J

By Thomas, 'The Detroit News', April 1919

1914D

By Partridge, 'Punch', September 17, 1919

'A Heroes Welcome Home'
Allenby is promoted to Field Marshal in 1919, and elevated to Viscount Allenby of Megiddo,
returns to the Middle East as High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan.

1919A

By George Whitlaw, 'The Passing Show', September 20, 1919

1919 . . . An American presence in the Levant???
The Syrian Congress horrified at the prospect of a French mandate over their country,
requested from the principal Allied powers to be administered rather by the Americans.

1919J

By Raven-Hill, 'Punch', November 19, 1919

The U.S. Senate rejected the President's request to assume a mandate over Armenia.

1919B

By A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', November 26, 1919

1919C

By A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', November, 26, 1919

"British supremacy exits in Egypt"
Let no one in Egypt or out of Egypt make any mistake on the Cardinal Rule",
Lord Balfour to the House of Commons.