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Why the Ottomans Never Colonized America?

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Kings and Generals' historical animated documentary series on the history of the Ottoman Empire continues with a video explaining why this dominant naval power never expanded to the American continent during the age of colonization.



The video was made by Yağız Bozan and Murat Can Yağbasan, while the script was researched and written by Johan Melhus




#Documentary #Ottomans #Colonization

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Our Ottoman battle series will make a comeback relatively soon. Turns out quarantine is not helpful, as libraries are not working.

Author — Kings and Generals

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America is out of colonial range for the Ottomans to colonize, unless they conquered Morocco (which they never had), in this case only a late game diplomatic tech could help them colonize America

Author — jeffrey1017

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The Ottoman Empire suffered the same problem Eastern Romans (or Byzantines) had.

They have enemies in all sides.

Author — Carlo 1995

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Let me give a simple answer :
CONQUERING AMERICA IN THE 16TH CENTURY IS LIKE CONQUERING MARS TODAY
HARD AND UNNECESSARY

Author — best amv

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Ahh Suleiman. If he could go to America, the dollar rate wouldn't be like this right now.

Author — Selami Gökdemir

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Short answer:
BECAUSE SULEIMAN KILLED HIS SON MUSTAPHA WHO WANTS TO JOIN NEW WORLD CONQUESTS

Author — Imperial Sealand

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It is not nessecary to search for New lands, when you already have control of trading with East.

Author — Иван Рыбалкин

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If Ottoman colonized USA :
New Yozgat
Los Ankara
Mardniami
Las Vangas
Siirteatlle

Author — MR. FASTLIFE ROTTERDAM

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i love how y'all used the ottoman national anthems in the background

Author — Shahran Hussain

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Nobody:
Kings and Generals: Why the Aztecs never conquered Sub Sahara Africa.

Author — pickledbushman

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Generally it's the countries with lots of wealth but little land area who colonise across oceans, the Greek cities, England Venice and Portugal are good examples

Author — Half-Baked Memes

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Because to the East, they had the Persians as their enemies, to the South, the Arabs, the Europeans to the West, and the Russians to the North.

Author — Kill Me

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Fun Fact, Jack Sparrow is inspired by the Ottoman Admiral Jack Ward (later Yusuf Reis). :)
Also there are Ottomans in few scenes in the Movie.

Author — Iceman Chambers

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Video: “Their expansion into.. *insert territory*”

Ottomans: “Ceddin Deden!”

Author — Baginda Tarihoran

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European: You deny us access to Spice Trade? Fine we'll deny you access to the New World!

Author — Alex Shuysky

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They only sought to destroy the Fountain of Youth, with help from a Scottish knight and a pirate

Author — Napoleon I Bonaparte

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The wars in Hungary alone took all their income from Egypt.

Author — Benjámin Kurilla

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Portugal was such a powerful country in the 16th century. It is sad we dont learn about that in school

Author — Leo The Gambist

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I've literally been waiting for somebody to make a video explaining exactly this topic for years, thanks so much you guys i love your channel! :D

Author — DJSbros

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The Madeira and Azores were not Colonized by the Portuguese, they were settled by the Portuguese because prior to their discovery they were desert Islands

Author — Miguel