Why did european powers compete for control of muslim states? check all that apply. to win trade rights in russia to control natural resources in persia to claim territory in the persian gulf to gain access to the middle east to control trade routes to india
Among the options given on the question the correct answers are given below.
*to gain access to the middle East
*to control trade routes to India
*to control natural natural resources in Persia.
Explanation: There was a competition between the European powers such as Britain,France to control Muslim States. There are many reasons to gain control in Muslim countries. Because the Muslim countries were situated in the Middle East. The Muslim countries situated in the middle east were full of natural resources which is mainly petroleum. There was great demand for petroleum during that time for oil.So, the control over the Muslim countries would make the European powers to control these natural resources.
Moreover, the control of Muslim states would give the European powers to control trade routes to India. The trade road to India was important that time for controlling the business.
The Answer is B D E
(B) to gain access to the middle East
(C) to control trade routes to India
(E)to control natural natural resources in Persia.
to control trade routes to India
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