The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Winds of Change: King Faisal's Speech
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King Faisal and T.E. Lawrence present the Arab view at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Faisal reminds the Allied Powers that the Arabs were promised a state of their own and fought alongside the allies for that purpose. The secret Sykes-Picot treaty had already carved up the lands Faisal was hoping to unite between the French and British, and he asks the Allied Powers to keep their word.

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  3. What does King Faisal offer?

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