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What were the attempts of the Ottoman Empire to unify and modernize their empire? 495D6EDD-2C61-4D8C-8AC4-00F2C1A117FE.pngAccording to Quataret the Young Turk Constitution represented a parliamentarian approach to the troubles besetting the Empire which ultimately failed (Quataret, 65). In your post, please quote and discuss at least one specific passage from the Young Turks' proclamation regarding their proposed constitution (the primary source for this prompt). As you craft your response, consider the earlier attempts at equality and at creating a more centralized government. Consider also the several factors working against reform and unity.

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