This is a short essay, and should be 3-4 paragraphs in length. Please pick 1 question to answer only. Be sure to support your answer with specific evidence and examples. Also you MUST cite your sources. While you may use outside research (reliable and academic), be sure you also utilize the in class text.

?The Ottoman Empire was a sick old man that just collapsed?. What do you think of this statement? Using evidence from the reading, give evidence for the positive and/or negative features of the Ottoman Empire and your evidenced opinion as to why it collapsed.