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Ottoman empire

  1. 1. Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire Explain how European partitioningExplain how European partitioning in the Middle East after thein the Middle East after the breakup of the Ottoman Empirebreakup of the Ottoman Empire led to regional conflictled to regional conflict
  2. 2. Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
  3. 3. Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire  Controlled most of the Middle East fromControlled most of the Middle East from 1300’s to the end of World War I.1300’s to the end of World War I.  Capital was Istanbul, TurkeyCapital was Istanbul, Turkey  The main weakness of the Ottoman EmpireThe main weakness of the Ottoman Empire was its size and its leaders could notwas its size and its leaders could not manage or have complete control over it.manage or have complete control over it.  The ultimate downfall of the OttomanThe ultimate downfall of the Ottoman empire was that they chose the losing sideempire was that they chose the losing side of WWI, joining forces with Germany andof WWI, joining forces with Germany and Italy.Italy.  By losing the war, power weakened, and theBy losing the war, power weakened, and the empire was eventually broken apart by theempire was eventually broken apart by the winners of the war (England, France, etc.)winners of the war (England, France, etc.)
  4. 4. Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire  In 1920, a treaty was signed, and theIn 1920, a treaty was signed, and the countries that are now the Middle East werecountries that are now the Middle East were created.created.  The main problem with the formation of theThe main problem with the formation of the Middle Eastern countries is that they wereMiddle Eastern countries is that they were drawn up by European politicians that paiddrawn up by European politicians that paid no attention to ethnic and religious groupsno attention to ethnic and religious groups already living there.already living there.  The inconsiderate boundaries causedThe inconsiderate boundaries caused conflict that is still present today.conflict that is still present today.  Many different groups of people try to liveMany different groups of people try to live together in countries that were created bytogether in countries that were created by people who did not realize the problemspeople who did not realize the problems these new boundaries would causethese new boundaries would cause throughout history.throughout history.
  5. 5. Map after the breakup of theMap after the breakup of the Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
  6. 6. Pop QuizPop Quiz 1. What led to the end of the Ottoman Empire1. What led to the end of the Ottoman Empire at the close of World War I?at the close of World War I? a.a. The Ottomans were on the losing side ofThe Ottomans were on the losing side of the war, along with Germany and Italy.the war, along with Germany and Italy. b.b. The Empire spent too much money onThe Empire spent too much money on buildings and new roads and wentbuildings and new roads and went bankrupt.bankrupt. c.c. The people in the Empire were starvingThe people in the Empire were starving because a long drought had ruinedbecause a long drought had ruined agriculture.agriculture. d.d. The Ottoman government was overthrownThe Ottoman government was overthrown by a revolt of factory workers who wereby a revolt of factory workers who were unemployed when the war ended.unemployed when the war ended.
  7. 7. Pop QuizPop Quiz 2.2. Who drew up the boundaries ofWho drew up the boundaries of the new countries created fromthe new countries created from the Ottoman Empire at end ofthe Ottoman Empire at end of World War I?World War I? a.a. United StatesUnited States b.b. Ottoman rulersOttoman rulers c.c. European politiciansEuropean politicians d.d. Middle Eastern governmentsMiddle Eastern governments

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