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15 Cards in this Set

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Europeans exempt from Ottoman law within the empire
Mahmud II (1808-1839)
Reformer and became sultan after revolt
Tanzimat era (1839-1876)
Broad legal reforms, modeled after Napoleon's civic code. Broad legal reforms, modeled after Napoleon's civic code
Opposition to Tanzimat reforms
Religious conservatives critical of attack on Islamic law and tradition
The Young Turk era
1876, coup staged by bureaucrats who demanded a constitutional government
favored Turkish dominance within empire, led to Arab resistance
The Crimean War (1853-1856)
Sought access to Mediterranean Sea, moved on Balkans controlled by Ottomans
The zemstvos are a local assemblies with representatives from all classes
The Witte system
The witte system was developed by Sergei Witte, minister of finance, 1892-1903
Alexander II
Was the reforming tsar he was assassinated by a bomb in 1881
Russo-Japanese War 1904-05
Russian expansion to east leads to conflict with Japan
Revolution of 1905
triggered by costly Russian defeat by Japan
Bloody Sunday massacre
Unarmed workers shot down by government troops
Is a system restricted foreign merchants to one port city
The Opium War (1839-1842)
Commissioner Lin Zexu directed to stop opium trade