Answers 7 and 9-11 are here because of immigration. #7 mostly because of large numbers of immigrants from their former empire in North Africa, 9-11 because they are countries with small populations that receive a disproportionate number of Muslim immigrants.
The 6th one was Russia, and it wasn’t a part of the Ottomans. Also France as an Ottoman area? Oh dear.
And the fact that there’s not an 11th place
Greeks seeked liberty when they revolted against the Ottomans, they weren't just nationalists as you prefer to call them. When you for example fought a war against the British you didn't attribute it to nationalism. You speak of freedom, liberty etc and all kinds of nice moral stories.
And as someone else commented already the population exchange happened a century later...yet there are still Muslims in Greece but apparently too little to make this list.
Nationalism in the early modern period mostly revolved around gaining independence from colonial powers and establishing a government like in India, Africa, South America Ireland, the Balkans, etc.
Today, however (though you may disagree) nationalism revolves around a certain sect of isolationist, anti-immigration, right to far-right political movements throughout the world.
So, it is correct to call the Greeks nationalists as their primary motive was gaining independence form a colonial overlord and setting up a native government (as per the first defenition)
For the rest of southeastern Europe though, it's very true that Islam came with Ottoman influence.
Population density map of Russia
generally true throughout history.
Otherwise, great quiz! The easiest was obviously Albania, due to the thumbnail...
Do you have quizzes like "Most Islamic Asian/African/American Countries"? That would be cool to know. :-)
Part of the problem I think is that Muslims tend to stick together in their host country, they stick to their culture and this is definitely a problem.
This is such a silly uneducated statement.
In fact the opposite is true, up until the 20th century the vast majority of science and technology in Europe and the Middle east was create by religious sponsered organisations and individuals.
It was churches and mosques that promoted studies of medicine, astronomy, physiology and arcitecture through out the middle ages and early modern period.
Even the very concept of human rights and movements like abolisionism was created by christian sects like the quakers.
Just look at how many charitable organisations are christian or mulsim, the red cross, red crescent, save the children, city mission to name a few.
Even ethical consent is religious in origin.
Read a history book or two before making bland infactual statements.
It is not authoritarian to dislike cultures that are overwhelmingly homophobic and sexist and it is perfectly acceptable to wish that anyone who wants to immigrate to the West, will adopt the culture of their host country.
If you disagree with progressive values then I don't want you in my country.
Yes religion has been used to impede scientific process but to no where near the level that it has supported it and certainly not to the level many often claim.
The idea that religion is bad for society and is responsible for all the evils of the world is wrong and not based on any reality.
Cyprus is a European country because it's culturally closer to Europe, and has been for thousands of years. Its also on the Eur(asian) tectonic plate, and so must be European.
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