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1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
Petersburg, humanitarian, French, stagnant, Duma, irremediably, Armenians, asymmetry, constitution, Hereros, Pacific, humiliates, colonial, revolutions, massacres, Asia, fiscal, extricate, Trotha, people, reprisals, dehumanized, Stolypin, occupying, unconventional, identify, genocide, total, 1917, occupiers
late 19th century                  world
colonial authorities found themselves as                    rather than liberators
engaged in                              wars
not what the military authorities had been trained to practice
led to            wars in the colonies with three features
1. armies become                    armies
struggling to control territories, as well as              rising up against them
2. to justify these practices, the colonial peoples were increasingly                       
the increasingly became the other
cast in a role as the other
necessarily inferior
deserving of the fate being meted out on them
3. the sheer                    of power
what General von              wielded in complete superiority over the Hereros was staggering
the                had little to use to wage a confrontation
paradox: once colonial armies were drawn into these conflicts, it was very hard to                    themselves
dynasties were increasingly in trouble
a new cycle of                       
an echo of the revolutions around the turn of the 19th century, e.g. the American and              revolutions
culminated in Russia in         
pre-WWI, 20th century
other rivalries
with Japan in the               
with the British in central         
increasingly with German in Europe
Russo-Japanese War 1904-05
Japan                      Russia
Czarist regime was faced with
rising              troubles
growing domestic inequities
demands for reforms
calls to put constraints on the power of the Czar himself
1905 St.                     , Bloody Sunday
Czarist troops responded to calls for reform with repression
the Czar did agree to some reforms
         was created
party system
1906 new                         
reforms issued in the wake of protests
Pyotr                  (1862-1911)
managed reforms
but the reforms was too little, too late
late 19th century had reformers
the Young Turks
wanted to transform the decrepit,                  Ottoman empire into a modern nation-state
1908 new constitution
provoked a round of tension and                   
Armenian minorities began to demand new rights
Christian                    were secessionists, and anti-Turkish
Young Turks accused of allowing these upstart minorities to get too many freedoms
1909 civilians accused of treason against the sultan were hanged
Armenian                    were widespread
pogroms with 30,000 people dead in some areas
led to                  during WWI
this specter of atrocity was picked up in European news
evoked opinion against Ottoman Empire as world learns of genocide
the first Holocaust
a new                          crusade
the first human rights movement
photo journalist
tapped into peoples being able to                  with other peoples

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