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    From Natives to Foreigners: The Mechanisms of Modernity Who still talks nowadays of the extermination of the Armenians? This question sets the tone, of the overt “events ”of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire, which begs the question, how can these “events” be recognized by both, the Armenian Republic and the Turkish State; but, does not create a discourse to clearly answer what transpired? Regardless of the label used, the result was destruction of virtually every Armenian community in the Ottoman…

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    The Armenian people and the Jewish people were both involved in a genocide based on prejudice, with the intent to completely wipe out their race. The Nazi’s and The Turkish people were responsible for the Genocide of these two groups. The Nazis carried out one of the most notorious crimes in history, The Holocaust. They killed countless minorities but specifically targeted the Jewish. During World War 1, The Ottoman Empire was having a lot of turmoil between the two main ethnicities in the…

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    Armenia Research Paper

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    Armenia was an independent country in the fourth century AD. Armenia is well known for becoming the first state to making Christianity an official religion. Armenia was located in the Caucasus region. During the Caucasus region had been invaded and a new empire took over called The Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Empire was a Turkish empire where there religion was Islam. The empire wants to convert everyone to Islam. The main problem was that the Armenians did not want to convert. The Ottoman…

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    Armenian Genocide Denial

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    The Armenian Genocide “The fallout caused by denial was inherited by later generations of Armenians, linking them to the fateful days of 1915, and compelling them to set the record straight.” This was written by author Michael Bobelian, who wrote about not only the events of the Armenian genocide, but the continual denial of it that continues even today. Today, despite pressure from around the world, the Turkish Government still continues to deny the events that occurred against the Armenian…

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    and traditions of a particular people, place, or time” (“Culture”. (n.d.)). Characteristics of culture are symbols, language, values, beliefs, and politics. Armenia is a country located in Asia land locked by Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. While the country is small it has a lavish history, and rich in culture. Though Armenia is a small landlocked country with only 11,484 square miles it is a very mountainous yet flat country. There are many rivers, and forest even though the…

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    and traditions of a particular people, place, or time” (“Culture”. (n.d.)). Characteristics of culture are symbols, language, values, beliefs, and politics. Armenia is a country located in Asia land locked by Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. While the country is small it has a lavish history, and rich in culture. Though Armenia is a small landlocked country with only 11,484 square miles it is a very mountainous yet flat country. There are many rivers, and forest even though the…

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    Armenian Culture Essay

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    For the last one hundred years, the Armenian people have existed as a diaspora spread around the world. This is due to the fact that in 1915 the Ottoman Empire began a campaign with the intention of ethnically cleansing the nation of all Other. The Armenians have long held a position of “Otherness” in the world. Being a Christian people in a Muslim empire, sharing a religion but not a cultural history with a northern neighbor, and appearing white but having traits of the “Oriental” has made…

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    The Forgotten Genocide

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    In today 's culture, when we hear about the World Wars of the 20th Century, we hear about the lives that were lost in combat. We also hear about the infamous Holocaust, where more than 6 million Jews, among others, died during World War II. One such event, like the Holocaust, occurred during World War I. This event is known as “The Forgotten Genocide”, and it took place within the Ottoman Empire. It is estimated that during the early 20th Century, over 1.5 million Christian Armenians in that…

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    Thesis: Within the endless sands crossing between, the decaying Ottoman Empire, millions of Armenians were sent on to their deaths by being forced across these sands by the Turkish government. In Chris Bohjalian, Sandcastle Girls, he creates a fictional novel that showcases these atrocities, while entwining the story into personable characters and an engaging story. The thesis of Sandcastle Girls is to create a fictional love story, which allows the reader to gain an understanding of the events…

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    Katherine Miller Professor Muedini IS 470 21 April 2016 The Armenian Genocide: Ignored but Not Forgotten Gandhi once said, “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate;but, it is fear.” Maybe fear is the motivator of hatred, and fear of the other drives discrimination, mistreatment, and violence. This fear can lead to tension between different groups of people such as different ethnic groups, especially in the cases of majorities and minorities. In the case of the Armenian Genocide, fear of…

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