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    Armenian Genocide

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    As citizen’s of a modern society, it is our responsibility to acknowledge the disturbing actions of our past, avoiding ignorance in order to preserve peace and prevent future loss of life, therefore, it is crucial that the Armenian Genocide should be recognized by everyone as premeditated genocide. In the shadow of World War I, one of the world’s first systematic genocides transpired within the Ottoman Empire. From 1908 to 1922 the Turkish government arrested, executed, and deported over 1.5 million Armenians, following a premeditated and systematic campaign to exterminate the entire people. The decline of power in the Ottoman empire coupled with the fear of domestic conflict had provoked new government, the Young Turks, to idealize an exclusively…

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    Many people have heard of the Armenian Genocide, but not many people know the sinister methods the Turks used to kill the Armenians. A genocide is a systematic, planned mass murder of a particular group. This time, The Turkish government wanted to eliminate the Armenian population of Turkey. Armenia became part of the Ottoman Empire during the 15th century, meaning that the Turks controlled Armenia. In 1908, the Young Turks took over the government. After years of being discriminated, the…

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    The Armenians were treated very poorly, killed in many different ways and the Turkification had begun. The Turkish government had declared war on the Ottoman Empire. Armenians were arrested and sent on death marches out into the Mesopotamian desert with no food or water during World War I. The Turkification campaign had begun. They consisted of government squads of the Turkish. Their job was to kidnap Armenian children and convert them into Islam. Once that is complete they gave them to Turkish…

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    The Armenian Genocide

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    The denial of the Armenian genocide has been a problem for many of the Armenian people around the world. It is not only an issue of Armenian-Turkish relations, but also an issue of Armenian relations with the rest of the world. It has become a serious issue for Armenia becoming a part of the first world. The essence of the Turkish denial of the genocide includes collusion with other governments as well as using media outlets to aid their cause. Understanding the issues that are being denied is a…

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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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    The Armenian Genocide was the first genocide in the 20th century. It was a cruel event much like other genocides, but this particular one killed an estimation of 1,500,000 people. Armenians were blamed by Turkish for partnering up with the Russians during World War I. The consequence for the Armenians resulted in being forced to give up their weapons; Also those that were in the army were killed or put into slave work until they died. The Turks would find any way to get rid of the Armenians.…

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    Armenian Genocide "Who, after all, speaks of the annihilation of the Armenians?" Hitler once said this when addressing the Nazi army about the upcoming genocide of millions of Jews. A genocide is the systematic killing of a group of people based on religion, race, or culture. Genocides are crucial to our past, as well as crucial to our future. However, not many people are aware of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide was the mass killing of 1.5 million Christian Armenians. People…

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    The horrible events that took place during the Holocaust are hard to match. Some may say that it is the worst genocide in human history. But there is one thing that we can all agree on: the Holocaust definitely wasn 't the first genocide. Similar techniques and prejudices can be found in history before the Holocaust. These can be found most notably in the Armenian Genocide. The intentions, methods, and denial of both Genocides are very similar. The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide are both…

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    Ronald Suny’s book “A History of the Armenian Genocide” attempts to explain the Young Turks reformist ideas to use massacres as a solution to the what they deemed as an Armenian threat. Suny explores the idea that the leaders of the genocide ( the Committee of Union and Progress and later the Young Turks) turned fear, resentment, and the issues of war into mass killings as a way to find a solution to the Armenian problem. I fully agree with Suny’s examination of this genocide because I believe…

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    people hold grudges for something that has happened years ago, even if it is something historical. In 1923, 1.5 million Armenians had been murdered, or taken to a desert where they were not fed and died of starvation. Nobody, not even the international community, did anything to prevent or stop this. This resulted into killing about 3 thousand Armenian lives. It all started on April 24th, 1915. Armenians were rounded up- being arrested, deported, and executed. Hundreds of thousands died, mainly…

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