BC: By: Candice Hsu Cathy Lee Diana Oh Kristina Shuey Pinki Chan
FC: The Conquer of Constantinople
2: For months, the craftsmen of the Ottoman Empire had been making helmets, shield, javelins, swords, and arrows..
4: During the spring of 1453, Mehmed assembled 150000 soldiers outside the walls of Constantinople..
7: The Ottoman Sultans placed their ships on huge sledges and dragged them over the hill..
9: They finally found a weak point in the city's walls. A mall gate had not been properly secured, and the Ottomans pushed their way through.
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11: Later that morning, Mehmed rode into the conquered city of Constantinople.
13: He scooped up a handful of dirt, and sprinkled it over his turban, in an act of humility.