Anatolia was located between the Ottoman army’s headquarters and many of the theatres of war. The region bounded the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, the Caucasus, Syria and Mesopotamia. Eastern Anatolia region extended in the east to a line between the Gulf of Iskenderun and the Black sea. Eastern Anatolia was part of the Ottoman Empire, but this region converged with Caucasus which was part of the Russian Empire. Large Armenian population centered in the eastern Anatolia and Young Turks want to secure that region by destroying the Armenians (Bloxham 2002, 39).
While the United States proclaimed itself as a neutral country in the beginning of the devastating first World War, many disagree with the statement that America wanted to remain neutral for various reasons. World War I began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, then quickly escalated to division into two sides between European countries; including the Allied Powers, which consisted of Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and the Central Powers that included Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. Since the United States made it obvious they favored the Allied Powers before they entered World War I, the other countries against these nations took this friendliness between the countries and America as a threat and interference of war. This resulted in the Central Powers noticing an unfair disadvantage for themselves.
Megan Dees 4/6/17 History Common Assignment When the war began to end, president Woodrow Wilson began to put his peace plan into full effect. The president believed that the cause of World War 1 was due to the fundamental flaws in the international relations of countries. His plan was known as the fourteen points, which showed his vision of what would make world peace. Wilson says that reductions to trade barriers, and fair adjustment of colonies would decrease sentiments that will lead to war.
The Turks were scared: scared that the Armenians would steal their jobs; scared that the Armenians would side with the Russians; scared that the Armenians would take over Turkey. This is where the leaders came in. Both leaders, the Sultan and the Young Turks, knew how to draw what they wanted out of people. Propaganda was used to depict the Armenians as second-class citizens, or lesser people. They were subjected to different laws and the consequences for breaking those laws were much more severe than those of the Turks.
One belief held by the majority of Christians was the fact that "all Jews were responsible for the crucifixion of Christ" ("Antisemitism: Early Church-1400"). However, this theory is invalid because the Roman government was the real culprits of Jesus 's crucifixion. Yet somehow, rumors like these were passed on from generation to generation. As more denominations of the Christian church were forming in 1000 AD, Jews were considered to be threats to the Christian church ("Antisemitism: Early Church-1400). In order to keep the Jews from becoming predominant, a new myth called the "blood libel" circulated through Europe.
This invasion nevertheless angered the British who sent Germany an ultimatum, demanding it to withdraw from Belgium. The ultimatum was nevertheless rejected by the Germany and therefore, Britain declared war on Germany. (“The History Place”) It seems to be a perfect example of democratic fraternity exists since when Belgium, a democratic state, is in danger, other democratic states such as the UK stand out and help out. However, I would like to argue that Britain’s involvement is not because of the kindness to help out Belgium but because of their concerns with the threats of the Germany.
The first cause was that Germany was forced to take the blame for having carried out this war. Germany, like Austria-Hungary, found itself loser at the end of this war, but in comparison to Austria-Hungary, Germany was forced to comply with article 231 in the Treaty of Versailles. This article explains that Germany affirms and accepts the responsibility of having caused this world war and of causing damage with the help of its allied countries. Germany,
On March 7th, 1936, Germany entered a buffer zone between Paris and Germany called Rhineland. The Treaty of Versailles, the treaty signed after WW1 to punish Germany, clearly stated that Germany was not to enter this area. As a result, Paris appealed to the League of Nations, the group of countries who worked together to stop illegal behavior like what Hitler and Germany was doing. Allowing Germany to keep his forces in Rhineland would mean letting them violate the rules for their own benefit, which is something collective security would enforce before Germany got too far. Other countries also got away with breaking the rules without the needed interference of colIective security.
Attributing the cause of the genocide to the Rwandan war is expressed by one key factor. Firstly, that it is civil war that creates the platform and rationale for genocide. This follows the construction of out-groups and in-groups where leaders create grievances towards the out-group. However, this understanding neglects the main factor which fuels the transmission of genocidal ideology from the regime to the masses: the already existent and longstanding institutionalised racism of the Rwanda society which was endorsed under the guise of colonialism and obedience to authority, rather from the occurrence of
In Syria and Iraq the Islamic State extremist group or ISIS is trying to take power and make its own country. If you do not believe the same as this group, and they find you, you are as good as dead. This same thing happened in the 1900s when Hitler and the Nazi army believed the Jews should all be wiped out. The US has taken the side of the “victims” in both these situations and helped in fighting for the targeted groups’ freedoms. We have taken their sides by joining in on the war, but we also have created safe places for the refugees to resettle.
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The United States had a variety of reasons for entering World War I, as stated by argument nine. However, two reasons are the most prominent. For the first, the United States felt as though it was under attack by Germany, despite previously declared neutrality. For the second, the United States was more deeply related to the Allies economically than the Central Powers. However, the two connect through the use of German unrestricted submarine warfare, since it posed a threat to US merchant ships while it was still a neutral party.
An important part of a genocide, on the side of the perpetrator, acts as the structural changes of the society. The perpetrators in genocides use polarization, preparation, and persecution to separate the victims from the rest of society. In the Armenian Genocide, every step taken before the genocide helped the Turks seem justified when the killing of the Armenians began. Therefore, polarization, preparation, and persecution stand very importantly in the formation of the Armenian Genocide.
Loud bullets sound, half and completely destructed building, and dead buddies all over the place. That was the last scene I remember while leaving Aleppo in late 2012. With that start let me introduce myself, I'm Vrej George Dawli Khanjian, this “simple” name reflect my identity. You Know that I grow up in Syria because when people ask me how are you, I answer: compared to who. You know I'm Armenian simply because I learned the meaning of the word genocide at six years old when my father explained that all my family members died in the Armenian genocide.