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Europeans Claim Muslim Lands. The Ottoman Empire. Expansion of Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Empire Declines. Europeans Grab Territory. Geopolitics – An interest in or taking of land for its strategic location or products. Ottoman empire controlled access to sea trade routes.

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the ottoman empire
The Ottoman Empire
  • Expansion of Ottoman Empire
europeans grab territory
Europeans Grab Territory
  • Geopolitics – An interest in or taking of land for its strategic location or products.
  • Ottoman empire controlled access to sea trade routes.
  • A weakened Ottoman empire encouraged Europeans to begin expanding into Ottoman land.
crimean war
Crimean War
  • Russia seeks a warm weather port on the Black Sea.
  • In 1853 Russia wages war with the Ottomans for control of the Crimea Peninsula on the Black Sea.
  • France and Britain join the Ottomans to prevent Russia from gaining too much land.
  • France and Britain see firsthand how weak the Ottoman Empire is becoming.
egypt modernizes
Egypt Modernizes
  • Egyptian leaders seek to modernize Egypt to prevent it from weakening like the Ottomans.
  • Reforms include improved irrigation systems, growing cash crops like cotton, and the creation of the Suez Canal, which connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea.
  • These reforms cost LOTS of money!
britain takes control of egypt
Britain Takes Control of Egypt
  • Egypt’s reforms put them $450 million in debt to European banks.
  • They can’t pay, so Britain insists on taking financial control of the Suez Canal.
  • By 1882, the British completely occupy Egypt.