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Transcript of Armenian Genocide
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The Beginning of the End The Armenians tried to gain it independance
from the Ottoman Empire in the 1880's Population of 2.5 million Armenians This strained relations between the
Armenians and their Turkish Rulers Throught the 1890's Turkish
troops killed tens of thousands of
Armenians When WWI started (1914) the Armenians
pledged their support to the Turkish enemies
As a result the Turkish gov. deported around 2million Armenians Young Turk Revolution 1913 an ultra nationalist group within the Young Turk Revolution, siezed power They believed in creating a pure Turkish state that excluded anyone who wasn't muslim and turkish The three leaders that led the massacre of the Armenians were: Edward Poshen, Talat Pasha, and Hamal Pasha The mulsim Turks feared that their christian Armenians would rise up against them and help out Russia, so they began to eliminate the Armenian population The Genocide Happened mainly from 1915-1916 1.5 million Armenians were killed The Armenians were deported to concentration
camps in the middle of the desert April 24, 1915 in Istanbul, capital
of the Ottaman Empire, 300 Armenian leaders, writers,
thinkers, and professionals were rounded up, deported
and later killed Turkish gov. denies that there was ever
an Armenian Genocide Denial "Despite the vast amount of evidence that points
to the historical reality of the Armenian Genocide,
eyewitness account, official archives, photographic
evidence, the reports of diplomats, and the testimony
of survivors, denial of the Armenian Genocide by
successive regimes in Turkey has gone on from 1915
to the present The Turkish gov. has done everything
to stop people from knowing of the Genocide They've stopped movies from being
produced in America depicting the Genocide