Posted: January 9th, 2017
At the end of the 19th century the popular Ottoman Empire was considered a society at a crossroads
Many historians have argued that at the end of the 19th century the Ottoman Empire was considered a society at a crossroads.
Explain what this statement means and provide examples of what kind of a crossroad was the Ottoman Empire at by the end of the 19th century.
Be sure to also discuss the Tanzimat legal reforms and Young Turks.
Discuss their significance and controversies. Which do you think caused the most dissension among the Empire s inhabitants and why?