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How significant was the impact of the fall of the Ottoman Em
Transcript of How significant was the impact of the fall of the Ottoman Em
The Ottoman Empire
Armenia was the first country to announce Christianity to be their state religion, this raised suspicions between the non-Muslims
They were not allowed many rights and were dubbed as “infidels"
Armenians In The Ottoman Empire
The employment rates fell
They lost many trading opportunities as they didn't modernize until much later
In the 1400’s the Greek and the Jews were becoming the biggest traders rather than the native Ottomans themselves. As a result, the Greek Elites had more power and they turned against the Ottomans.
The Fall Of The Ottoman Empire
Once they did begin manufacturing but their output was low and there was only a small amount of demand for Ottoman goods
The expansion of the empire did not stop but rather increased making it harder for them to compensate for the people
The Rise Of Conflicts
How significant was the impact of the fall of the Ottoman Empire on the Armenian Genocide?
Osman I founded the Ottoman Empire in 1299, northwest of Anatolia. Mehmed I, conquered parts of Albania and Cicilia, the Armenian Kingdom, thus beginning their reign over the Armenians.
Over the course of 600 years of the flourishing existence and rule of the Ottoman Empire had conquered the whole of or parts Turkey, Albania, Greece, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina etc. Their influence shaped culture, music, art; architecture, however it also left a traumatic trail of massacres, especially towards Armenians.
The non-Muslim counter parts of the Ottomans were more in demand of trade and this began to cause resentment and tension.
Turkish Sultan, Sultan Abdul Hamid II was plagued by the fear of conspirators and loyalty and hated the Armenians
In the 18th century the Armenians flourished the most
The Armenians were much wealthier and had a better education than the Muslim Ottomans
Following the French Revolution, the nations wanted to be independent thus sparking the wars
The Ottoman Empire lost Austria-Hungary which was connected to a large chunk of their empire ridding them of several nations.
After the two Balkan Wars, the Ottoman Empire had lost all of its European Counterparts.
The Armenian Genocide
In 1894, massive massacres and executions occurred which lead to the death of
The amount deported almost reached
The Young Turks wanted to achieve Turkish Muslim nationalization and they thought the non- Muslims were a threat.
1914, the Ottoman Religious Authorities declared a Jihad
Militarists tried to remove Armenian soldiers from the army
April 24th, 1915 hundreds of Armenians were arrested and were executed.
“Special Organization” group began to round up Armenians and murder them
Thousands of Armenians were forced to march across the Mesopotamian Desert
Armenian children were kidnapped and killed or given to Turkish families
Women were raped, forced convert to Islam.
The "End" Of The Genocide
The Swedish Ambassador wrote about the horrors of the genocide he witnessed and so did an article on the New York Times
American Ambassador Henry Morgenthau, actively campaigned for the support for the Armenians.
When Turkey was announced as a republic in 1923, the
Armenians were forgotten
The Balkan Wars that occurred in 1912 and 1913 cemented the end of the rule of the Ottomans.
The Young Turks, a Turkish nationalism oriented group organized a coup d’etat and overthrew the Ottomans.