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History
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HIS2160
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All Professors
Semester
Fall

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Ataturk and the emergence of modern Turkey January 30 2012Arab HistoryAtaturknational figure in Turkey authoritarian figure created modern TurkeyOne of the main consequences of WWI 1918 istanbul was defeated and ottoman govt occupied by alliessettlement decided signed at Sevres signed by ottomans on Turkish side signed by weak sultan allies create independent armanian state Greece received much territory and essential port cityTurks refuse to accept the terms of the treatyWhile the ottoman was negotiating the treaty the Turkish were organizing a resistanceThey wanted to be recognized as the legitimate ottoman govt rejecting the sultanThey opposed Greek occupation 19201923 the resistence movement was called the Turkish war of nationalism they formed an armed struggle and formed a government they had an assembly and adopted a constitution in January 1921 they also let go of the ar
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