British Uganda Programme
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The British Uganda Programme was a plan to give a piece of East Africa, owned by the British, to Jewish people to live in. The plan was made to help the Jews in Russia to find somewhere to live after the pogroms.
Problems[change | change source]
The plateau's high elevation gave it a low temperature, which was good for the European people. However, it was filled with lions and other dangerous animals. This problem made the Zionists politely refuse the offer for the land.
References[change | change source]
- Theodor Herzl's biography at Jewish Virtual Library Archived 18 January 2010 at WebCite