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  • Armenian Culture Essay

    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 the Armenian people exist are cultural and racial borderlands. In this paper, I am going to look at the migration of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire to Western Europe, with a focus on the United States, between the years of 1890 and 1915. In a time…

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  • The Armenian Genocide

    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 Essay

    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 Armenian Holocaust

    The Armenian Holocaust was a time of pure and utter despair, it was a brutal genocide that killed approximately 1.5 million people. It took place in the Ottoman Empire; the Turkish Armenians wanted to make the empire thoroughly Turkish and they especially wanted to get the Christian Armenians out of the empire. As a result, there were massacres and deportations that ended in many deaths of horrific exterminations. The exterminations consisted of torturing, enslavement, and deportations with no…

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  • The Armenian Genocide And The Turkification

    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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  • Armenian Genocide Denial

    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 In The 20th Century

    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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  • The Armenian Genocide: The Systematic Destruction Of The Turkish Empire

    The ethnic cleansing of these minorities is known as the Armenian Genocide and included the Assyrians, Pontian, Anatolian Greeks, and the Armenian minorities ( “The Armenian Genocide”, 2015). For about three thousand years the Armenian people had a made a home for themselves in Eurasia. For some of that time the kingdom was a self governed area but, generally, control of the land moved starting with one realm then onto the next. Amid the fifteenth century, Armenia was consumed into the…

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  • Armenian Genocide Compared To The Holocaust

    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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  • Comparison Of The Holocaust And The Armenian Genocide

    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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