A timeline of the Palestinian lands shows the Israelites were there and established The United Kingdom of Israel in 1026 B.C. Palestinian peasants don't get mentioned until 1834 – ARAB Palestinian peasants against EGYPTIAN conscription policies.
1469 BC – In the Battle of Megiddo, Egyptian forces under the command of Pharaoh Thutmose III defeat a large Canaanite coalition under the king of Kadesh.
c. 1120 BC – The Israelite army led by Barak and Deborah defeat the Canaanite armies led by Sisera at a great battle held at Mount Tabor and near the Kishon River.
c. 1050 BC – Due to the defeat of the Israelites in a battle, the Philistines capture the Ark of the Covenant. After about seven months the Philistine city leaders decide to return the Ark of the Covenant to the Israelites.
c. 1026 BC – Saul becomes the first king of the United Kingdom of Israel.
c. 1003 BC –David becomes the third king of the United Kingdom of Israel.
Disclaimer: As submitted to the Arizona Daily Star.