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    of civil resistance‚ strikes‚ and demonstrations‚ the people of Iran overthrew their US-backed leader‚ Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi‚ because of his unjust rule and his ties to the States. Mohammad Reza Shah was put into power during the Iranian coup d’etat by the CIA‚ solidifying the US’s control over Iranian oil‚ which was previously nationalized by the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. In addition to the social and political repression of his

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    “religious movement” as the movement or revolution by a religious group to defend their beliefs which were challenged by the “non-religious regime”‚ which is defined as the regime that deviates from such beliefs. In this revolution‚ the monarch of Pahlavi dynasty was ended and substituted by an Islamic Republic under the lead of the religious leader‚ Ayatollah Khomeini.

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    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 to be used to supply and transport arms to Russia. Mohammad Reza PahlaviReza Shah’s son then became the Shah of Iran until he was overthrown by the Islamic

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    Tehran‚ Iran. This was a tough situation because America and Iran had bigger problems to deal with. Insurgency broke out and former King Reza Shah Pahlavi was forced into exile by the people of Iran. The United States backed the former King and when Pahlavi came to America looking for refuge this caused a serious situation. The United States learned that Pahlavi had cancer and made a choice to let him in for treatment. This angered the people of Iran and forced Iranian students to protest outside

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    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. During World War II‚ Allied powers Britain and the Soviet Union occupied Iran and required Reza Shah the existing Shan of Iran to abdicate in favor of his son Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The invasion was allegedly in fear that Reza Shah was about to align his petroleum-rich country with

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    towards their people. Like when Pasha didn’t know how to answer a question‚ the teacher took the ruler and started hitting his hand over and over again until his hands burned and felt heavy. This book has many facts that are present which are that the Pahlavi Dynasty abusing their power of their dictatorship so that the people would fear them and have control over them. He directly criticizes the royals who are not also misuse their powers‚ but also misuse the religion in their rulings. “Most of the time

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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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    starvation. The other famous revolution is the Iranian Revolution and it has been called "the third great revolution in history‚" following the French and Bolshevik revolutions. It is a revolution that transformed Iran from a monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi‚ to an Islamic

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    Covert Action A Necessary Evil? The term “Covert Action” brings with it a connotation of shadowy figures wrapped in secrecy and intrigue. It also brings with it a substantial amount of moral questions as to “what is right.” The use of covert action has been widely publicized since the early seventies‚ but trying to find out the truth to these events has been difficult to say the least. What is even more difficult‚ is historically recording these events into categories of successes or failures

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    Whitfield Logan English 102 Ighade 4-7-14 Cultural Acceptance in Persepolis Marjane Satrapi‘s graphic novel Persepolis is an autobiography that depicts her childhood up to her early adult years in Iran during and after the Islamic revolution. Throughout the novel Satrapi incorporates character development‚ religion‚ and the conflict of freedom vs. confinement in order to develop a greater appreciation between two opposing eastern and western cultures. When analyzing the current relationship

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