VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > E. The Middle East and North Africa, 1945–2000 > 3. The Middle East and Egypt, 1943–2000 > h. Jordan
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(See 1931–32)
 
h. Jordan
 
 
1946, March 22
 
A treaty between Britain and Transjordan ensured the continued dependence of Transjordan on Britain. The terms of the pact guaranteed British command of the Arab Legion and the maintenance of bases for British forces. In return, the British agreed to pay financial subsidies to the Transjordanian government.  1
 
May 25
 
Proclamation of the kingdom of Transjordan. It was renamed THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN on June 2, 1949.  2
 
 
 
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