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  • Armenian Turks
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    Armenian genocide If you were to overhear the words "extermination of about 50% of a population" in a conversation you would probably think that they were talking about "the" holocaust in Nazi Germany. You probably would not suspect that they were talking about Turkey and the Armenians. During the First World War, the Turks set out to annihilate the entire population of Armenians living within their borders (they almost did). An area known as Historic Armenia lies right in the middle of what is ...
  • Armenians Of The Ottoman Empire
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    Thesis Statement: The United States did not step up ag a inst the Ottoman Empire because the did not have anything to gain from the Armenians. The term Genocide is very frequently used in recent times. It is a Latin compound made up of two words. Gens, meaning people or race, and the root meaning cid meaning "to destroy". In 1915, the Turks of the Ottoman Empire massacred the Armenians. While these series of massacres that started in 1894 were taking place, where was the US The US did not step u...
  • Armenians By The Turks
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    Can you imagine yourself living during the time that WWI was going on? I'm pretty sure you'd be terrified to even walk out of your house. Like it wasn't bad enough that the whole world was at each other's throat, but to know that your country may be at the hands of another leader. A leader who may have different perspectives on every day life, with the benefit of doubt that it may be extremely foreign to you, is pretty scary. I'm pretty sure that it would make you or anyone else feel extremely u...
  • Million And A Half Armenians
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    By the late 1880's there were approximately 2,500,000 Armenian people living in the Ottoman Empire. Since World War I, the number of Armenians in Turkey has barely reached more than 120,000. The difference can be accounted for in the large number of Armenians who were slaughtered or forced to flee to other countries in the period from 1894 to 1921. The tension began when Armenians in the eastern provinces of the Ottoman Empire started to impress upon the people the idea of Armenian self-governme...
  • Armenian Genocide
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    What Does Genocide Mean The era of mass murder might be given as a name for the 20th century. Never in the history of the world have so many millions of people been deliberately killed since 1900. These millions weren't all because of war. They were victims of genocide: the deliberate killings of racial, religious, ethnic, or political groups. The word genocide is from the Greek genes, meaning " race", or "tribe", and the Latin cide, meaning "killing". The First Significant Genocide... The Armen...

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