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

all three Muslim empires were in decline and european powers won powers and that helped them with their trading terms. europe made sure they had a control on there powers and intervened in local affairs

How were efforts to Westernize problematic for the Ottoman empire?

Ottoman rulers had seen the need for reform and looked to the West for ideas. reorganized the bureaucracy and system of tax collection. built railroads, improved education, and hired Europeans to train a modern military. returned with Western political ideas about democracy and equality. a population explosion. The adoption of Western ideas also increased tension. rejected reform and tried to rebuild the autocratic power enjoyed by earlier rulers. When Armenians protested repressive Ottoman policies, the sultan had tens of thousands of them slaughtered. Over the next 25 years, between 600,000 and 1.5 million Armenians were killed or died from disease and starvation.

How did Egypt fall under British control?

Egypt was unable to repay loans he had contracted for the canal and other projects. To pay his debts, he sold his shares in the canal. The Brit- ish bought the shares, gaining a controlling interest in the canal. Egyptian nationalists revolted against foreign influence in 1882. governor of Egypt was still an official of the Ottoman government. nationalist discontent simmered and flared into protests and riots.

How did Persia attract foreign interest in the early 1900’s