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Armenian Genocide, 1915-1923

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LC classificationDS195.5
Topical headingArmenian Genocide, 1915-1923
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Variant(s)Armenian massacres, 1915-1923
See alsoArmenian question
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World War, 1914-1918--Atrocities
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Found inArshile Gorky, his life and work, 2003: title page, etc. (Biographical work about Arshile Gorky, Armenian American painter; survival of the Armenian genocide; how his life and work was affected by his memories of the genocide and death of his mother during deportations from Turkey during the Armenian genocide)
Understanding the Armenian genocide, 2000, via WWW, viewed on September 11, 2020: (A daylong conference on Sept. 28 at the Library on, The American Response to the Armenian Genocide (1915-1923)" was preceded the night before at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum with a discussion by Martin Gilbert of the atrocities of the 20th century)
Joint Conference on Armenia to Be Held September 27-28, 2000 via WWW, viewed on September 11, 2020: (Academics from throughout the United States will meet in Washington September 27-28 to discuss recent scholarship on "The American Response to the Armenian Genocide" at a conference co-sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Armenian National Institute, in cooperation with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)
Humanitarian Intervention or Humanitarian Imperialism? America and the Armenian genocide, via WWW, viewed on September 11, 2020: ( the U.S. Senate joined the House of Representatives in voting overwhelmingly to recognize the Armenian genocide. Few issues have brought about any sort of bipartisan consensus in Congress recently, but this was one. In passing this resolution, Congress urged "education and public understanding of the facts of the Armenian genocide, including the American role in the humanitarian relief effort, and the relevance of the Armenian Genocide to modern-day crimes against humanity." This article takes up that challenge)
S. RES. 150: Expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance via WWW, viewed on September 11, 2020: (the United States has a proud history of recognizing and condemning the Armenian Genocide, the killing of an estimated 1,500,000 Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923, and providing relief to the survivors of the campaign of genocide against Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Syriacs, Arameans, Maronites, and other Christians; the Honorable Henry Morgenthau, Sr., United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1913 to 1916, organized and led protests by officials of many countries against what he described as "a campaign of race extermination," and, on July 16, 1915, was instructed by United States Secretary of State Robert Lansing that the "Department approves your procedure ... to stop Armenian persecution")
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Britannica online, Oct. 1, 2020: Armenian Genocide (Although the expulsion and murder of hundreds of thousands of Armenians in 1915-16 was an immediate response to the crisis of World War I and not the result of a long-held plan to eliminate the Armenian people, its deeper causes go back to Muslims' resentment of Armenians' economic and political successes ... and to a growing sense on the part of Young Turk leaders and ordinary Muslims that Armenians were an alien and dangerous element within their society. Turkey has steadily refused to recognize that the events of 1915-16 constitute a genocide, even though most historians have concluded that the deportations and massacres do fit the definition of genocide)