• IR Exam 3 Study Guide
    Shah of Iran. Following the revolution, Khomeini became the country's Supreme Leader, a position created in the constitution as the highest-ranking political and religious authority of the nation, which he held until his death. Economic sanctions: Domestic penalties applied by one country on...
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  • Quiz Terms
    Countries. A collective of countries founded in 1960 that choose to collaborate in order to manage the exportation of their crude oil to the rest of the world. • Ayatollah Khomeini : led the Islamic Revolution following the overthrow of the Shah. He had been exiled in Paris France for...
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  • Ronald Reagan: Revolution/Regress
    April 25, 2011 Ronald Reagan: Revolution/Regress Revolutions Why revolution? 1970s: stagflation OPEC 1973 Organization Petroleum exporting companies fuel became more expensive big cars in the 70s gas guzzlers “Energy crisis” Iran Hostage Crisis 1979 Leader named Shah Carter gave Shah...
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  • The Hostage Crisis
    19 and 20, 1979; one was released on July 11, 1980. Start 1953 coup In February 1979, less than a year before the hostage crisis, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, had been overthrown in a revolution. For several decades before that, the United States had been an ally and backer of the Shah...
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  • College Athletes
    ? * How important was oil to the Iranian economy? What is a “rentier state”? * What was the Shah’s relationship with the West? * What was the Shah’s relationship with the Muslim clerics? * White Revolution (1960s) * SAVAK Iranian Revolution & Ayatollah Khomeini...
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  • poverty
    declined since the beginning of the 1900s. 典he number of people who were living off $1 a day has moved up to $1.25 a day(Shah, 2011). 的n 1981, the estimated number of the poor increased 1.5 billion to 1.9 billion(Shah, 2011). It 1988, it dropped to 1.4 billion. The persistence of poverty also depends...
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  • Iran and Media Influence
    modernize Iranian infrastructure but crushed all forms of political opposition with his intelligence agency. Ayatollah Khomeini then became the critic to shah’s white revolution and he is the one who publicly criticized the United States government. Thus the Iranian revolution started. This Iranian...
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  • Green Revolution
    Revolution" was first used in 1968 by former USAID director William Gaud, who noted the spread of the new technologies and said, These and other developments in the field of agriculture contain the makings of a new revolution. It is not a violent Red Revolution like that of the Soviets, nor is it a White...
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  • Essay
    autocratic pro-west monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to an Islamic theocracy under the rule of Ayatollah Khomeini. The revolution is divided into two stages: the first saw an alliance of liberal, leftist, and religious groups oust the Shah; the second stage, often named the Islamic Revolution...
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  • Iran's Nuclear Program
    modernize Iranian infrastructure, but he simultaneously crushed all forms of political opposition. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini became an active critic of the Shah's White Revolution and publicly denounced the government. Khomeini was arrested and imprisoned for 18 months. After his release in 1964...
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  • Study Guide Perse
    Tehran, Iran. The novel details the author's family life in the context of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the overthrow of the Shah, and the resulting Iran-Iraq War. The book is drawn in a stark black and white style and is told from the perspective of Satrapi's childhood self. The book's themes deal...
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  • Road Safety
    the field of agriculture contain the makings of a new revolution. It is not a violent Red Revolution like that of the Soviets, nor is it a White Revolution like that of the Shah of Iran. I call it the Green Revolution."[1] In 1961 India was on the brink of mass famine.[2] Borlaug was invited to...
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  • 0-1800 History Final Study Guide
    ) * A tomb and monument in India built under the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his deceased wife (died in 1631) * Built entirely out of white marble, which was brought in from all over India and Asia * 1000 elephants and 22000 workers were used in its construction, which took over 20 years...
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  • Amul “a Forgotten Saga”
    chubby butter girl with ponytail and polka dots dress]. But the history, the background, the growth is the story of India’s white revolution; finally given the name “AMUL” is known to very less. The success story of “AMUL” is actually a prime example for the upcoming entrepreneurs. “Amul” origin...
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  • Persepolis
    self. Satrapi also shows how is feels for a young girl to grow up during a Revolution and live in Iran while it was at war with Iraq, those young girls saw communists getting shot and killed by the shah army and hearing stories about political prisoners being tortured...
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  • Rise of Conservatism After 1970 Was Primarily a Response to the Excesses of the 1960s
    white South, which moved from 3-1 Democratic to 3-1 Republican between 1960 and 2000. Since the Great Depression the only way the Conservatives had been able to get a President elected was by choosing a moderate candidate like Eisenhower or Nixon. That was about to change. The rise of Conservatism...
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  • Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
    against the counterrevolution of the Whites and foreign intervention. Faced with this situation, Reza Shah commanded the only reliable military force in Iran and the opposition to him, whether in the center or in the tribal areas, could never muster enough strength to overcome his skill, organization...
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  • Dairy Animal Sector - Retrospect and Prospect
    ratio. Evidently, market led (Shah and Dave 2010) white revolution of late sixties has pushed up milk production, mainly by increase in number of dairy animals on the one hand and better management of these animals on the other. The contribution of yield has been secondary (Dadhich, 2010). India...
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  • Persepolis vs Infidel Paper
    Amir Williams Professor Emily Heiden English 201 02 February 2013 Persepolis vs. Infidel: Faithful Sinner or Religious Prophet Late 70’s early 80’s signaled an important revolution in Middle Eastern and African countries; The Islamic Revolution. This revolution is where demonstrations...
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  • Iran Hostage Crisis
    point where radical Muslims led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini overthrew the Shah, who sought refuge to America in the 1979 Iranian revolution. The radicals then stormed the American embassy in Tehran, seizing more than 60 Americans hostages in what is now known as the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The...
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