Course Code : AIT 101

Course Name: Ataturk’s Principles and History of Turkish Reforms

Weekly lecture and application hours: 3- 0

Short course definition: Concepts, definitions, course methods and definition of sources, Industrial Revolution and French Revolution, Distribution of the Ottoman State (XIX. Century), Tanzimat and Reform Edict, I. and II. Constitutional Monarchy, Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mondros Armistice Treaty, Wilson Principles, Paris Conference, M. Kemal’s Departure to Samsun and the Situation in Anatolia, Amasya Circular, National Congresses, Opening of the Mebusan Assembly, TBMM Establishment and Internal Revolts, Organization Law, Establishment of Regular Army, I. İnönü, II. İnönü, KütahyaEskişehir, Sakarya Square Battle and Great Attack, Treaties during the War of Independence, Lausanne Treaty, Abolition of the Sultanate.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

1- Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History, Asst. Assoc. Dr. Sezai Öztaş, Kayalı Publishing

Course Evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%,

Mid-Term Exam : 30%,

Homework : 10%,

Final Exam : 50%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory.