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    Armenian Culture Essay

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    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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    Armenians. One of the many reasons the Ottomans wanted to get rid of the Armenians was because they believed that the only way to save the Turkish state was to minimize the Christian population, which were the Armenians. Also, because they felt that these non-Muslim Armenians created the decline of the Ottoman Empire and the internal demographic and economic pressures. Also, they believed that those who were non-Muslim were second-level meaning below them and felt as if they weren’t any good…

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    military leaders were arrested because of their war crimes. Many faced lengthy sentences, while some were sentenced to death. Several Young Turk leaders managed to flee to Germany, but they knew what was to come. With vengeance, a group of Armenian nationalists forged a plan known as Operation Nemesis. This plan was made to assassinate the leaders of the genocide (History.com). Many of the leaders were killed from this mission, while others were sentenced to death in trial. After the genocide,…

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    By definition, I certainly classify as a New American, yet I take trouble with the word new. I’ve always been an American even when I legally wasn’t. I became a naturalized U.S citizen at the age of sixteen two days before Christmas. Unbeknownst to me, I was a legal resident until I was awoken one morning and told to head downtown, sign a document, take an oath, and head back home for dinner. — What do you mean I wasn’t American? I said dumbfounded, for I knew no other home but the United…

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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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    Armenian Genocide Essay

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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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    Do you know what a genocide is? According to Webster’s Dictionary a genocide is “the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, or cultural group.” There is a total count of thirty documented genocides in history. Twenty-nine of them are recognized by the United States as a genocide and one is not, also known as the Armenian Genocide The Armenian genocide is familiar to some but not many, as of 2015 should the United States recognize this as genocide? Armenia,…

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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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    Essay On Khojaly Genocide

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    There was unnecessary use of force by Armenians because they wanted to get psychological advantage over Azerbaijan. This attack can never be militarily justified because it gave no military advantage to Armenia. Armenians also claim that there was a corridor left for people who wanted to leave the town peacefully. But in real people were killed while leaving town through that corridor. This was just a trap to kill people. Question arises that if there was a corridor open then why people were…

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    The Forgotten Genocide

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    On one side, the Turkish government is arguing that this genocide was not a crime against humanity. In fact, according to the Turkish government, the Armenians were a foreign enemy. To this day, many governments have been reluctant to acknowledge this genocide, as Turkey is a reliable ally of the Western World, including the EU and the United States. As a result, many people have been forced to pursue justice on their own, which led to, out of many things, Operation Nemesis, which targeted the…

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