History of Turkey
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- Includes both the modern nation of Turkey and previous people that inhabited the region
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What ancient city was the site of Homer's "Iliad"?
What was Istanbul formerly known as?
Who is considered the father of the modern Republic of Turkey?
What was the title of the leader of the Ottoman Empire?
What was the title of that leader's chief advisor?
What tassled red hat was part of the official Ottoman army uniform in the 1800s?
What war caused the downfall of the Ottomans?
What country, faced with a labor shortage, invited Turkish workers to immigrate in 1960?
What military alliance did Turkey join in 1952?
What controversial President has been accused of eroding
democracy since his election in 2014?
What offshoot of the Roman empire survived in Turkey until the 1400s?
What island country did Turkey invade in 1974?
What Greek leader conquered most of Turkey in the 300s BC?
What empire controlled Turkey before that?
What group of the people were the victims of a genocide from 1915-1917?
What language, spoken by 12% of the population, was banned from 1980-1991?
What train route connected Paris and Istanbul?
What Roman city had a population of around a half million at the time of Jesus?
What group of people wanted to modernize and democratize the
Ottoman Empire in the early 1900s?
What city, the third most-populous in Turkey, was formerly known as Smyrna?
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