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  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini: The 1979 Iranian Revolution

    On June 3, 1989 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini died of complications following surgery. Millions of Iranian citizens took to the streets to mourn his passing. During the period of mourning, thousands were injured and many lost their lives. This mass outpouring of passion was aimed at the man largely responsible for the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the establishment of an Islamic Republic. While the 1979 Revolution was facilitated by a number of groups including but not limited to the religious…

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  • Social Issues In Persepolis

    Persepolis is written and directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud takes the viewer through Marjane’s life from childhood into her adulthood. The movie takes place in Iran and in Austria. Throughout the movie, it shows how the Iranian and Islamic revolution impacted Marjanes’s life. She starts as a young child interested in politics, but is faced with a countless amount of hardships, as she grows older. The tensions in Iran cause her parents to send her to France to go to school, but…

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  • Iranian Revolution Research Paper

    Name, date and location of Revolution: The Iranian Revolution in Iran starting in, September, 1978, and ending in February, 1979. Who Revolted?: The citizens of Iran revolted against the Shah 's police when the shah “alienate the clergy” thus taking away religion and pushing a westernized culture on a population that was 99% islamic (BBC). Many the women and youth revolted against the Shah.The Iranian women revolted, because they were against the veil. The government made them wear the veil…

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  • Religion In The Film Persepolis

    During the Iran Iraq war, inorder to recruit more soldiers, the Iranian government use religion as a tool to enlist more soldiers. One of Marji’s neighbor told Marji’s mother that her oldest son has been given a plastic key at school. The school leaders told her son that if he goes to war and dies, the key will get him…

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  • Iran Nuclear Program Essay

    origins of the Iranian program began in the 1950’s with the support of the United States. Research and development of a nuclear program began once Tehran joined Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace initiative and signed treaty No.4898. On December 8, 1953 during the 470th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly the Atoms for Peace Program was launched by Eisenhower. International dynamics set by the Cold War provided an incentive for American scientists to “allow all peoples of…

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  • Feminism In Persepolis

    Persepolis’s Place The Iranian Revolution took place in 1979, when Iran became a religious fundamentalist society and theocracy, changing the country as the Iranian people knew it. Clothing and fashion became centered around modesty as the new leaders believed that hair would stimulate and distract others. Children were enlisted—as young as age twelve—to go to war. The new theocratic government had a Supreme Leader who enacted legal changes, not for the will of the people, but for his own agenda…

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  • The Iran Iraq War

    “progress under the banner of secularism and a united Arab destiny” (Ibrahim). On the other hand, Iranian leader during the war, Ayatollah Khomeini, became an activist for a fundamentalist Islamic state. The neighboring leaders lived in fear that their opponent would pose a threat to the regimes rising in their respective nations. These tensions and discrepancies ultimately lead to a war that devastated the people and infrastructure of both countries. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Iran…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In The Film Iran

    The movie describes Iran and its political status and cultural differences that Betty(who was married with Iranian Mohmoody) had to deal with. The story of the film shows the different cultures and norms of Muslim Iranians. 1.In the movie we can see clearly the gender stereotypes that Iran had. In the scene that Betty goes to American Embassy finally the woman in embassy told to Betty that this is Iran once you get married the father of your child has the custody of her children. In our…

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  • Taken Hostage David Farber Summary

    great detail what took place before, during and after the crisis. David Farber is a Professor of History at Temple University, specializing in twentieth century history. Farber also describes the later stages of the 1970s when a vast amount of Iranian students were turning to the Islamic belief of the Ayatollah and turning away from Shah who was hated by many. Neither the Shah the American supporters saw how powerful Islamic forces were and realized the threat they posed until it was to late.…

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  • Reza Pahlavi's Influence On Iranian Society

    father’s footsteps. The first several years in power were very turbulent and unstable. He was rejected and removed from his Monarch position for a temporary period of time in 1953. He resumed power with the help of a US CIA and British backed coup. Many Iranians were not happy with the outside involvement by the United States and the hypocrisy of self-determination and democracy. Anti-western resentment was building. During this brief time, Iran was in a state of uproar and disorder. Mohammad…

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