In the 1800s Europeans typically referred to the decrepit Ottoman Empire as the "Sick Man of Europe". However the decline and fall of this empire took a long time. This lesson gives a brief overview of the complex interplay of internal and external factors that led to that long decline.
This is a self-contained PowerPoint that develops slide by slide while other notes for the students scroll down the side. It can be run as a timed presentation on its own, presented slide by slide for discussion, or integrated into your other lectures. There are also extensive pictures with captions mixed in to illustrate the lesson and capture students’ interest. This packet also contains a student reading, flowchart, and the author’s own research notes which contain lots of details and interesting trivia to spice up your class.
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