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    The Iranian Revolution Iran is a country located in the Middle East. The main source of income for the country is oil‚ the one object that had greatly influenced its history. Iran ’s present government is run as an Islamic Republic. A president‚ cabinet‚ judicial branch‚ and Majilesor or legislative branch‚ makes up the governmental positions. A revolution that overthrew the monarch‚ which was set in 1930‚ lasted over 15 years. Crane Brinton ’s book‚ An Anatomy of a Revolution

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    Evaluate the role of Islamic fundamentalism in the 1979 Iranian revolution (1200) Various factors influenced the 1979 Iranian revolution‚ but at the core of this significant event was Islamic fundamentalism. The Iranian religious leader‚ Ayatollah Khomeini‚ led this movement to end the thirty-seven-year reign of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi‚ also known as the Shah of Iran (Diller 1991‚ p.152). The revolution was a combination of mounting social‚ economic‚ political and religious strains. The nation

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    World History The Islamic Revolution started circa 1977 and lasted until 1979. The absolute monarchist Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi led an era of authoritarian regime which allowed violence and oppression of the people. The White Revolution‚ in the 1960’s‚ caused many of the people in Iran to rise up against the regime. The aftermath of the Islamic Revolution‚ headed by Ayatollah Khomeini‚ included the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in the region and a theocratic government similar to the previous

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    There were many factors that lead to the Iranian revolution of the 1970s‚ and it had a lasting impact on the Middle East as we know it today. The revolution showed the world what could happen when a nation is fed up with a leader who’s been‚ from the people’s perspective‚ ‘bought’ by the western world. Revolutions have happed all throughout history‚ but the revolution in Iran was unique‚ because it was the first one where a leader who was backed by the West had been defeated. Key sources for this

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    breeding ground for some kind of political upheaval or another. In recent times‚ back in 1979‚ there was a major revolution which was‚ in some ways‚ similar to the revolution we are seeing today. The people were angry and they were tired of being controlled by the government that was in power. They had concrete ideals and were incredibly passionate about their revolution. The revolution Iran is experiencing today does not appear to be quite as passionate and does not appear to maintain a belief in

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    The Iranian revolution of January 1978- February 1979‚ was primarily aimed to overthrow the Pahlavi government. There were many reasons for the revolution‚ however only a few are major reasons. One of the larger reasons to overthrow the government was because the Iranian population did not accept the policies of westernization  that Shāh Mohammad Rezā Pahlavi had imposed. The Iranians believed that these policies were an insult to their culture and that the Shah was being controlled by the united

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    in Iranian politics led to the rise of Islamist groups and eventually the Iranian Revolution in 1979‚ later known as the Islamic Revolution. The revolution was in response to Western influence and involvement in Iran during the Pahlavi dynasty. Both Great Britain and Soviet Russia invaded and occupied Iran in August 1941‚ forcing the abdication of Mohammad Reza Shah in favour of his son‚ in retaliation to his declaration of neutrality in the Second World War and his refusal to allow Iranian territory

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    being in the mix of a war between Iran and Iraq. Persepolis reflects on what happened during the Iranian Revolution‚ the way of life for people in Iran‚ and how the conflictual and corrupt state of Iran effected & changed the lives of many. Marji shows and tells us throughout the book her experiences she faces in being surrounded by oppression under the Islamic Regime‚ the Shah‚ during the Iranian revolution‚ and during the war between Iran and Iraq. Some characters in Persepolis never find freedom as

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    Nationalism encouraged many revolutionary changes among the world within the late twentieth century by unifying many different types of people into one group‚ as evidenced in the Iranian revolution‚ the independence of India‚ and the internal regional unrest from the Soviet Union. In the Iranian revolution everyone all the people were unified against the Shah‚ no matter their religion or social class by nationalism. According to the post World War 2 notes all people‚ followers of Islam‚ leftists

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    THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON WOMEN Revolutions have always had an effect on women and their role in society. Some revolutions gave women more opportunities while others restricted them to domestic servants. The Iranian Revolution is a prime example of both ends of the spectrum. Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Moosavi Khomein was an Iranian religious leader and politician and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution that led the overthrow of the Shah of Iran. Khomein and his fundamentalist

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