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Reply To: Choose an event in Syria’s history that was covered in this course and describe how it has contributed to the religious and ethnic diversity present in Syria today.

Jonathan Avendano

The way the millet system operated within the Ottoman Empire brings to mind the evolution of the common law system in England and its subsequent influence on the British Empire. Allowing communities to maintain self-governance based on their long-standing customs and regulations appears to be the most efficient approach to maintaining harmony within a region characterized by religious and ethnic diversity.