European Claims in Muslim Regions

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1. How was Western imperialism a source of stress in Muslim regions of the world?

Western imperialism cause new laws to become important to enforce. Theses laws didn’t fit with Muslim and this caused the people to be forced to move to places that they didn’t want to go.



2. How were efforts to Westernize problematic for the Ottoman empire?

Economics problems added to the decline of Ottoman. Internal rebellion by peoples slowly breaking down the empire. Europeans don’t hesitate to take advantage of the situation.



3. How did Egypt fall under British control?

British stations troops in Egypt and wouldn’t take them out till Egypt signed Anglo-Egyptian Treaty in 1939. Part of the treaties agreement was to remove the troops from Egypt.



4. How did Persia attract foreign interest in the early 1900s?
Persoa (now Iran) attracted foreign interest because of the oil fields. Foreign countries (Russia and Britain) wanted to control Iran's oil fields.