British Military Administration (1917—1920)  

1917 The Balfour Declaration promises Palestine to the Jews of the world.

1917  British capture of Jerusalem from the Ottoman Turks.

1919 The Treaty of Versailles ends the First World War and marks the defeat of Germany and its allies, including Turkey.

1920 Treaty of Sevres strips the Ottoman Empire of its Arab provinces, including Palestine.

Era: British Military Administration (1917—1920)