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The City of Buhkara
- The city of Bhukara was made along with the city of Samarqand in 1000 B.C.E.
- The cities became extremely rich, because of the Silk Road
- Was part of Persian Empire
- Alexander the Great took it in 400 B.C.E.
- Turkic tribes that lived there turned to Islam in 800 C.E.
- Uzbekistan and its neighboring countries were taken rule by Mongols 1300 C.E.
- They got taken under Tamerlane the Great's rule in the 16th century
- The Uzbeks took over the land and split into khanates (city states)
- The khanates were Khiva, Buhkara, and Kokand
- Was taken by Russia in 1874
- They became the Uzbek Republic in 1924 but they had limitations
- In 1925 they became the Independent Uzbekistan Soviet Socialist Republic
- Gained independence from USSR in 1991
Russia's Rule Over Uzbekistan
In the mid 1800's during the United States Civil war, Russia didn't have cotton from their biggest producer, the U.S. Russia's solution to the problem was to take other countries with space to grow cotton, these countries including Uzbekistan were under rule by Russia and had strict guidelines. During this 75 year long period Uzbekistan became filled with pollutants from their fields. In 1924 they became the Uzbek Republic, but they were still under Russia's limitations. in 1925 they became the Independent Uzbekistan Soviet Republic, where they where still under Russian rule. Finally after the fall of the USSR Uzbekistan gained independence on September 1st, 1991.
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