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2 Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

3 The Ottoman Empire Expands


5 Topkapi Palace Model

6 The Actual Topkapi Palace

7 Topkapi Harem

8 Its Good to Be the Sultan!

9 Topkapi Fruit Room

10 Topkapis Great Craftsmenship


12 The Decline of the Empire: 18c

13 Greek War for Independence:

14 Crimean War: The Sick Man of Europe!

15 The Ottoman Empire in 1914

16 Sultan Abdul Hamid II: The Last Ottoman Emperor!

17 The Young Turks Revolt: 1908 The Committee of Union and Progress (CUP). Mehmet Talaat Grand Vizier, Enver Pasha Minister of War Ottoman Commander- in-Chief

18 The Young Turks Program Pushed for reforms basic democratic rights: freedom of speech. freedom of assembly. freedom of the press. Problem of nationalism within (heterogeneous empire).

19 Two Armed Camps Central Powers: Allied Powers:

20 World War I Alliances:

21 Europeans Carve Up the Ottoman Empire After WW1

22 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ( ) Republican Peoples Party Goals: republicanism (National Assembly). nationalism (Turkification). populism (for the benefit of the people). statism (state-controlled economy). secularism (free from religious control). reformism abolished the caliphate.

23 Atatürks Reforms 1. Turkify the Islamic faith Translate the Quran into Turkish. Secular education. Ministry of Religious Affairs abolished. Sharia courts closed new secular courts. 2. Western-style clothing Forbid the wearing of the fez Western-style mens suits. Attacked the veiling of women.

24 Atatürks Reforms 3. Language Reform: Roman alphabet replaced the Arabic script. Literacy in new alphabet required for government positions. 4. State Socialism: State banks established to finance government-controlled businesses. 5. Adoption of a Surname.

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