History and Historiography

Why the Ottomans Never Colonized America?

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. Previous episodes in the series on the Ottoman Battles: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… covering the battles of Kosovo, Ankara, Varna, Second Kosovo, Constantinople, Belgrade, Targoviste, Otlukbeli, Vaslui, Valea Alba, Skanderbeg’s rebellion, Breadfield, Krbava, Otranto, Chaldiran, the Ottoman-Mamluk War of 1516-1517, siege of Rhodes in 1522, the battle of Mohacs of 1526, the siege of Vienna of 1529, the battle of Preveza, the battle of Gorjani, siege of Castelnuovo, sieges of Buda and Eger, the siege of Malta, siege of Szigetvar, Famagusta and Lepanto.

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