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Origins of the Crimean War


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Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox
What two major European religions caused conflict prior to the Crimean War?
Who controlled religious relics in Palestine.
What was the basis of these two religions' conflict?
The sultan of Turkey.
Who determined who controlled which religious relics in Palenstine?
Nicholas I
Which czar helped the Greeks?
Aleksandr Menshikov
Who did Russia send to Turkey to discuss the control of the religious objects?
Stratford Canning
Who did Britain send to Turkey to discuss the control of the religious objects?
October 23, 1853
When did the Turks declare war on Russia?
Emperor of France; Turks/Brits
Who was Napolean II and on which side (Turks/Brits or Russian) did he declare?
What happened and when in Sinope?
Russia decimated the Turkish fleet on November 30, 1853.
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