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    Ayatollah Khomeini The Ayatollah Ruhollah Khumeini born in Khomein‚ Iran‚ 1901 bacame leader of Iran in 1970 by forcing the overthrow of the SHAH(MUHAMMAD REZA SHAH PAHALVI) and Prime Minister Shahpur Bakhtiar. The son of ayatollah of the Shiite sect‚ he achieved the high religious rank of ayatollah in the 1940’s and by 1962was one of the 6 grand ayatollah’s of Iran’s Shiite muslims. Exiled in 1963 for his part and religious demonstrations against shah‚ he moved to France in 1978. In Paris Khomeini

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    were more college graduates than jobs and the modernization of agriculture displaced farmers. During the late 1970s‚ fundamentalist college students protested against economic inequality and corruption. After Masada was overthrown and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini became the ruler‚ the country was an Islamic state. In 1979‚ a group of college students invaded the American Embassy and held 52 diplomats in hostage for 444 days. They only released the hostages after President Jimmy Carter left the Oval Office

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    led by Ruhollah Khomeini‚ who was supported by various Islamist and leftist organisations. The most significant factor that led to the Islamic Revolution of 1979‚ was the British and American involvement in Iranian politics and their support of Mohammad Reza’s reign. America and Britain backed the coup that deposed Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh‚ whom through nationalising the Iranian petroleum industry‚ limited their power and influence. As the industry that was previously

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    and oil flowed to the U.S. In 1963‚ the people of Iran became increasingly anti-western‚ because Shah sent all of the religious leaders including Ruhollah Khomeini into exile in Iraq. President Carter continued to ignore the signs of instability and revolution under the Shah. On January 16‚ 1979‚ the Shah feared for his life so he fled to Egypt‚ and Khomeini returned. “President Carter inherited an impossible situation and he and his advisors made the worst of it”.

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    Iran hostage crisis The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two US citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4‚ 1979 to January 20‚ 1981‚ after a group of Islamic students and militants took over the Embassy of the United States in support of the Iranian Revolution. Sixty-six Americans were taken captive when Iranian militants seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on November 4‚ 1979‚ including three who were at the Iranian Foreign Ministry

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    Compare and Contrast Essay The novel Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat is a memoir about the many challenges of growing up in Iran. Some of the challenges that she faced were serving time in the Evin Prison for speaking out against the Iranian government‚ escaping a death sentence and finally fleeing Iran for a new life in Canada. Persepolis is a memoir written by Marjane Satrapi‚ which is an autobiographical graphic novel that explores a childhood in Iran during the turbulent years surrounding

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    from the Shi’ite Muslims community for allowing western influence into Iran. This was the beginning of a turbulent relationship between the U.S. and Iranian governments. Relations escalated to the 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 hostage

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    The Iran Hostage Crisis was when 52 Americans were held hostage for a year and 79 days in November 4th 1979 to January 20th‚ 1981 by University students in support of Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini. This is a continuation from Operation Ajax effects on U.S. ties with Iran. (Also‚ known as the U.S. Embassy Crisis) During the 25 years the Shah ruled‚ many Iranians feared the autocratic leader. The Shah created the SAVAK police based from

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    The mother of revolution and crime is poverty Poverty is being without things‚ having little money‚ not many material possessions and in need of essential goods. In short‚ being poor means that the people have nothing‚ and they have to struggle to even survive everyday. After physically and mentally tortured for a long period of time due to poverty‚ evil thoughts of getting out of the vicious cycle through illegal ways or new ideas that they think that will improve their lives will gradually start

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    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 government took over the country through terror. Following the revolution and a national referendum‚ Khomeini became Iran’s Supreme Leader – a position created in the constitution as the highest ranking political and religious authority of the nation

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