Several factors prompted this decline such as: several economic problems, the rise of other trade routes, the European hunger for expansion, and weakness in the Ottoman government Furthermore, the Ottoman Empire was both politically and militarily strong, yet, it was too traditional and could not keep up with worldwide changes and modernity through time. Europe and the West were rapidly moving forward innovatively while the Ottomans stayed in their place for too long. All these problems led to the empire being less centralized in Europe. Simply, the Great Powers of Europe took advantage of this situation and allied to completely end the rule of Ottomans. To further affect the empire, European powers chose an Ottoman strength and turned it into a weak point.
Ottoman Empire Summary The Ottoman Empire had been around for hundreds of years. However it began to weaken. The weakness was from the Ottomans struggle to modernize. Greece got its independence and Serbia was allowed to govern itself, two countries who were previously under the reign of the Ottoman Empire. Countries in Europe noticed the weakening Empire, however so did Russia.
After a long fight both parties came with an agreement which led to the compromise of 1877, which caused the north to retreat all of the military occupancy in the south leading to the end of the reconstruction era and the south being more independent. The Compromise of 1877 was consider as a serious fraud on the election of that year. Most people felt betray due to the fact that the candidate that they vote for did not got elected. This election between the
The French’s monarchy became very weak after the war because of the military defeat and their great national debt. The Seven Years War was a big contributor to the arrival of the French Revolution in 1789. Not only was it a big contributor to the French Revolution, it was also a very big contributor to the American Revolution. Following the nine years of war between the British and French, the English gave London more control over the thirteen colonies. This was a big part of the colonies resentment towards the British and soon led to the American
In the first place, the turbulent post-first world war multipolar system at the time of the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 was responsible for a major source of ethnic tension. However, even more relevant to the conflict was the shift from bipolarity to unipolarity in the early 1990s. The fall of the Soviet Union sparked a lengthy chain reaction within Yugoslavia, which eventually led to its dissolution. With the collapse of the iron curtain, the ex-communist sphere of influence was available for the first time in decades; this, in turn led to the European policy of integration, the newly hegemonic US encouraged the westernization of eastern countries. Thus, Slovenia seized an opportunity to assimilate, leading to its concession in 1991.
The Holy League had now come into new wealth previously obtained by the French. The Holy League, primarily Milan, fought over these new riches and the Holy League began to fall apart ( The King of Terror by William J. Moylan pg. 118). I believe that Venice probably turned against the Holy League because they did not feel they had a true alliance. Just a few short years before the Holy League launched a war against Venice (Britannica.com).
This angered supporters of the Golden Horde which lead to an attack on the Chagatyids. This on going conflict lead to the Chagatai Khanate losing power in Transoxiana to the much more powerful army of the Golden Horde. This struggle to lead to the independence of the Chagatai Khanate which was on the verge of crumbling. The main government moved to Turkestan and under the leadership of Timur strenghtened this Khanate through the conquering of cities in Iraq, Syria, and Baghdad. He even defeated the Turks at Angora.
It held an important place in the chaos that was to in-sue in 19th century Europe, as it swept across the continent transforming each of the countries. Some new nations, such as Germany and Italy were formed by uniting smaller states with a common "national identity". Others, were fueled by it to win their independence, such as Romania, Greece, Poland and Bulgaria. Before the butterfly flapped its wings, the only topic that could link a nation together was the belief of a monarchy and how it was the duty of a citizen to serve their king. The first source given is a painting showcasing the storming of Bastille by the national assembly.
Janissaries began to play a more active and disruptive role in the government of the empire. Eventually the sultans had lost control of the powerful Janissaries. The sultans who followed Suleiman, were incapable of directing the elaborate political system that the Ottoman empire depended on to survive. In 1923 a large part of the Ottoman empire had been reorganized into independent nations. The lands that remained, became the country of Turkey.
Serbia wanted to take over Bosnia and Herzegovina. This assassination led to Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia and all the events, that i already wrote about in the previous paragraph. In the conclusion, i can say that, World War I was the result of many factors and reasons, but mostly it was foolishness and shortsightedness of the country leaders of the time, that made the war happen. In 1889 Otto von Bismarck talked abut Europe in the future and said that it would be: ‘The nightmare of coalitions’ and hid predictions came true. Essay N.2 Source
While they share similarities of a virtuous empire, they also have some differences which contributed to their rise and fall. Many of what our world is today is because of these empires and what they did for modern society. The Ottoman Empire was a resilient empire that started its journey in the early 1300’s. They conquered the capital
One way that the Treaty of Versailles treated Germany harshly was the way that it reduced their army. After the date of March 31, 1920, Germany wasn’t allowed to have over one hundred thousand soldiers in its army, (Doc B) Germany would more than likely be furious because what if they were attacked? They felt vulnerable to everyone. France is right next to Germany, and refuse to let them have any military forces at the border. (Doc A) Germany is even more defenseless and they have to obey by what France tells them.
Ottomans, Safavids and the Mughal Empire were shared common political, religious, literary, intellectual, artistic and cultural traditions. The declines of the empire are three fundamentally different. Affected more by the Ottoman Empire during the development of the external, Safavids and the decline of the Mughal Empire because of personal failures of individual rulers of these empires was the main reason for cannot be ruled out, do away inside factors. The Ottoman state was moving from sultanate (dynasty) in vizierate (ministry). After the Ottoman Empire, while defending himself against such expansion Europeanist tried to adapt to ways of the European.
Before the start of World War One there were many things that had contributed to starting it, the most immediate cause that started it would be the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. When the war was coming to an end and Germany was losing they had to surrender due to certain factors such as the British blockade and their untrained army with low resources. The causes that began World War One were things like Alliances between countries, growing armies, and the major cause and start to the War: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The main alliances were the Triple Entente (Allies) and the Triple Alliance (Axis). The Triple Entente consisted of Britain, Russia and France and the Triple Alliance had Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary.
By the 1800’s the empire that was then controlled by Sultan Abdul Hamid powers had declined but still took hold of Armenia. By the 1890s Armenian scholars from overseas demanded a constitutional government and an end to discriminatory laws in their homeland. This resulted in a furious Sultan ordering the massacre of 100,000 Amanien villagers. Soon after In July of 1908 Sultans viscous reign came to an end when Turkish Nationalist known as ‘Young Turks’ named Mehmef Talaat, Ismail Enver, and Ahmed Djemal forced the nation into a constitutional government yet seized control themselves and created a dictatorship. There was a sudden rise