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Ottoman Empire in the 1700s

By |2018-09-14T12:20:31-07:00September 11th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Enderun Library, Topkapi Palace (Istanbul, 1719) Rabia rules the Ottoman Empire By 1703 AD, people were unhappy enough with Feyzullah Efendi that the Sultan killed him. Wait, who's Feyzullah Efendi? (Ottomans in the 1600s) Rabia's war with Russia The Sultan's mother, Rabia Gulnus, took charge of the government. Rabia's main worry was Peter the [...]

World War I – history of Europe

By |2019-03-30T08:04:17-07:00August 6th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

A Russian machine gun from World War I What led up to World War I? At the end of the 1800s, many countries around the world were angry. France, Britain, and the United States were controlling most of the world. They took whatever they wanted to make themselves richer. India under colonial rule Europe and colonization The [...]

Crimean War – History of Russia

By |2019-04-29T07:17:16-07:00May 30th, 2017|Central Asia, History|

British soldiers in the Crimean War After Catherine the Great When Catherine the Great died in 1796 AD, her son Paul became the czar of Russia. Who was Catherine? All our Central Asia articles Czar Paul and Napoleon Almost immediately Paul agreed to an alliance with Austria, Spain, and Britain against the French [...]