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13 terms
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA
Western Influence
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
Mao revolts against government, long march gains supporters a…
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
Jimmy Carter
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
The CIA
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
Iran
Zarathustra
Zoroastrianism
Gathas
Parsis
Founder of Zoroastrianism. Had a vision with the monotheistic…
Not sure of origin (1500-1000 BCE) because much was lost when…
core of Avesta and the sacred words from Zarathustra
persians moved to India when Muslims invaded
Zarathustra
Founder of Zoroastrianism. Had a vision with the monotheistic…
Zoroastrianism
Not sure of origin (1500-1000 BCE) because much was lost when…
25 terms
Iran
Zoroastranism
Achamenian Empire
Sassanian Empire
Safavid Empire
one of the first systems of theology that emphasized order an…
(530-330 BCE) the largest empire the world had yet seen. It b…
(220-647 CE) Arts ad culture flourished. Established rigid so…
(1501-1736) Made Shi'i Islam the official faith of the kingdo…
Zoroastranism
one of the first systems of theology that emphasized order an…
Achamenian Empire
(530-330 BCE) the largest empire the world had yet seen. It b…
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
Basij
president from 2005-2013
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
in Shiite Islam is a title in the religious hierarchy achieve…
"people's militia" in Iran which serves as a public morals po…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
president from 2005-2013
Assembly of Experts
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA (Covert - Government; Central…
Western Influence
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
China did not let the West influence their government choices.
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
Jimmy Carter
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
The CIA (Covert - Government; Central…
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
Iran
Iran
Greek interpretation
Geographical features
Underground irrigation
Land of aryans
Leaves historians unaware of developments in the central and…
Zagros mountains to the west. Caucasus mountains and Caspian…
Enabled people to move down from mountain valleys and open pl…
Iran
Land of aryans
Greek interpretation
Leaves historians unaware of developments in the central and…
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA
Western Influence
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
China did not let the West influence their government choices.
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
Jimmy Carter
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
The CIA
This group's covert actions helped to topple governments in I…
7 terms
iran
iran
shah m. rezaphlavl
m. mossadade
white revoultion
Formerly known as Persia until 1935
was the king of iran He was then overthrown by the islamic re…
he was a Iran politician who was democratically elected, beca…
1963 embarks on a campaign to modernise and westernise the co…
iran
Formerly known as Persia until 1935
shah m. rezaphlavl
was the king of iran He was then overthrown by the islamic re…
Iran
jimmy carter
CIA
Western Influence or Pro-Western
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
Central Intelligence Agency
interests themselves are joined with parts of the affected so…
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
jimmy carter
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
CIA
Central Intelligence Agency
Iran
CIA
Western influence
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
china had greater technological and political resources than…
He lead nationalist critics against Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlav…
Since the 1940s, Iran had been ruled by Mohammad Reza Shah Pa…
CIA
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
Western influence
china had greater technological and political resources than…
27 terms
Iran
Achaemenid Empire
Sassanian Empire
Zoroastrianism
Safavid empire
First Persian empire, led by cyrus the great in 550-300 BCE,…
Second persian empire, conquered by arabs and were forced to…
official religion for over 1,000 years (until 650 CE), monoth…
first modern Iranian self rule after years of invasions, esta…
Achaemenid Empire
First Persian empire, led by cyrus the great in 550-300 BCE,…
Sassanian Empire
Second persian empire, conquered by arabs and were forced to…
8 terms
Iran
Islamic sect
Mohammad Reza Shah
1975 white revolution
Ayatollah on white revolution
Shiite
Overthrown in 1979
Modernization of Iran
Opposed it: it gave women right
Islamic sect
Shiite
Mohammad Reza Shah
Overthrown in 1979
13 terms
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA
Western Influence or Pro-Western
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
Mao revolts against government, long march gains supporters a…
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
Jimmy Carter
(1977-1981), Created the Department of Energy and the Depatme…
The CIA
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
7 terms
Iran
Iran
Shah M.Rezapahlavi
M. Mossadeq
White Revolution
Formally known as Persia and officially called Iran in 1935,…
King of Iran from 1941 to 1978 until his overthrow by the Isl…
Prime Minister of Iran from 1950 to 1953 at which point he wa…
A campaign to modernize and westernize the country carried ou…
Iran
Formally known as Persia and officially called Iran in 1935,…
Shah M.Rezapahlavi
King of Iran from 1941 to 1978 until his overthrow by the Isl…
40 terms
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
president of Iran from 05-13
the most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
in Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
president of Iran from 05-13
Ashura
the most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
6 terms
Iran
Ayatollah
Theocracy
Majles
Guardian Council
Sign of God... High-ranking cleric in Iran
State dominated by the clergy who rule not he grounds that th…
...
...
Ayatollah
Sign of God... High-ranking cleric in Iran
Theocracy
State dominated by the clergy who rule not he grounds that th…
30 terms
Iran
formally trained religious hierarchy.
building an economy and public educati…
women currently are allowed to run for…
clerical control of large segments of…
A distinguishing political feature of Shiism is the
A major emphasis of the Pahlavi shahs was
All of the following are true about presidential elections in…
Economic policy making in Iran today is complicated by
formally trained religious hierarchy.
A distinguishing political feature of Shiism is the
building an economy and public educati…
A major emphasis of the Pahlavi shahs was
31 terms
Iran
ahmadinejad
assembly of religious experts
basij
baha'i
President of Iran
Chaired by clerics with the equivalent of a master's degree i…
A loosely-organized military that is formally part of the Rev…
Each manifestation supersedes the previous, giving new teachi…
ahmadinejad
President of Iran
assembly of religious experts
Chaired by clerics with the equivalent of a master's degree i…
Iran
basij
bonyad
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Assembly of Experts
Semi-legal vigilantes in Iran.
Islamic charities in Iran, many of which are controlled by th…
President of Iran.
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
basij
Semi-legal vigilantes in Iran.
bonyad
Islamic charities in Iran, many of which are controlled by th…
Iran
Iran
1925
1953
Oil
different from the rest of the Middle East... -Persian, not Ara…
Reza Khan became "shah" leader of Iran... modernizes Iran: schoo…
Kahn's son takes over (help of US): wants more modernization
brings in more $$$: industry & agriculture
Iran
different from the rest of the Middle East... -Persian, not Ara…
1925
Reza Khan became "shah" leader of Iran... modernizes Iran: schoo…
Iran
Ali Rasanjani
Assembly of Experts
Ayatollah
Dual society
the fourth president of Iran. He was the head of the Assembly…
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
a Shiite religious leader in Iran
a society and economy that are sharply divided into a traditi…
Ali Rasanjani
the fourth president of Iran. He was the head of the Assembly…
Assembly of Experts
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
Iran
Persia
Shi'i islam
Sunni Islam
Caliph
Ancient lands of Iran, named by ancient Greeks for a nomadic…
Became the mandatory faith for the Safavid dynasty, emphasize…
Version of Islam and Mu'awiya became the next caliph
Successor of the prophet Mohammed elected by Muslims
Persia
Ancient lands of Iran, named by ancient Greeks for a nomadic…
Shi'i islam
Became the mandatory faith for the Safavid dynasty, emphasize…
12 terms
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Experts
Ayatollah
Basij
Current president of Iran
Nominates the and can replace him. The assembly is elected by…
(1900?-1989) Islamic religious leader who led a fundamentalis…
A loosely-organized military that is formally part of the Rev…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Current president of Iran
Assembly of Experts
Nominates the and can replace him. The assembly is elected by…
Iran
Persian
Farsi
Shia Islam
Islamic Republic (Theocratic)
Ethnicity
Language
Religion
Government
Persian
Ethnicity
Farsi
Language
27 terms
Iran
persian empire
zoroastrianism
safavid empire
qajar empire
Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-Eur…
A religion that developed in early Persia and stressed the fi…
Iranian kingdom (1502-1722) established by Ismail Safavi, who…
The successor to the Safavid Empire in Iran, marked by height…
persian empire
Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-Eur…
zoroastrianism
A religion that developed in early Persia and stressed the fi…
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Religious Expert
Axis of evil
basij
Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran from 2…
deliberative body of eighty eight (88) Mujtahids (Islamic the…
Statement made by GWB saying that Iran, Iraq and N Korea were…
is one of the five forces of the Army of the Guardians of the…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran from 2…
Assembly of Religious Expert
deliberative body of eighty eight (88) Mujtahids (Islamic the…
39 terms
IRAN! ! !
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
President of Iran from 2005-2013
the most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
in Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President of Iran from 2005-2013
Ashura
the most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
Iran
20-30s
Oil spurs encouraged ...
Oil causes confrontation in the Middle…
Leader of Iran
Oil starts developing more quickly
Western nations to dominate
Traditional Islamic values vs. Western materialism
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
20-30s
Oil starts developing more quickly
Oil spurs encouraged ...
Western nations to dominate
Iran
Basij
Bonyads
Dual Society
Election system for the Majles
mean "mobilization" ... -they are best known for the human wave…
Tax exempt, charitable trusts in Iran whose revenues are half…
A double sided society in which one part is modern and richer…
-They are held every four years ... -multi-member districts with…
Basij
mean "mobilization" ... -they are best known for the human wave…
Bonyads
Tax exempt, charitable trusts in Iran whose revenues are half…
Iran
Ayatollah
Civil society
Theocracy
Majles
Literally, "sign of God." High-ranking cleric in Iran
Refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
A state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that…
The Iranian Parliament, from Arabic term for "assembly"
Ayatollah
Literally, "sign of God." High-ranking cleric in Iran
Civil society
Refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
Iran
Iran
U.S intervention
Geographic location
qahat
whats left of Persian Empire
removed a popular prime minister in 1950s; became an Islamic…
surrounded by historic enemies & unstable countries; very ari…
underground tunnels supplying water from mountainous areas to…
Iran
whats left of Persian Empire
U.S intervention
removed a popular prime minister in 1950s; became an Islamic…
21 terms
Iran
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Assembly of Religious Experts
Constitution of 1979
Faqih
During his presidency the government closed down websites and…
73-man assembly of clerics elected directly by the people
Most important document that legitimizes Iran, along with the…
The leading Islamic jurist to interpret the meaning of religi…
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
During his presidency the government closed down websites and…
Assembly of Religious Experts
73-man assembly of clerics elected directly by the people
15 terms
Iran
ayatollah
Majles
Guardian Council
Leader/Supreme Leader
Literally, "sign of God." High-ranking cleric in Iran.
The Iranian parliament, from the Arabic term for "assembly."
A committee created in the Iranian constitution to oversee th…
A cleric elected to be the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran
ayatollah
Literally, "sign of God." High-ranking cleric in Iran.
Majles
The Iranian parliament, from the Arabic term for "assembly."
10 terms
Iran
Theocracy
Secularization
Imam
Fundamentalism
A government ruled strictly by religion
The belief that religion and government should be seperated
The heirs of Ali
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principl…
Theocracy
A government ruled strictly by religion
Secularization
The belief that religion and government should be seperated
Iran
Type of Government
Leader
Legislature
Role of Religion
Theocracy or Theocratic Republic
Shia religious leaders (Ayatollah) or God. Also elect a Presi…
Legislature is elected by citizens.
Most citizens are Shia Muslims who believe religious leaders…
Type of Government
Theocracy or Theocratic Republic
Leader
Shia religious leaders (Ayatollah) or God. Also elect a Presi…
10 terms
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Religious Experts
"Axis of Evil"
Ayatollah
President of Iran
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
A term coined by President Bush in his 2002 State of the Unio…
a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President of Iran
Assembly of Religious Experts
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
22 terms
Iran
Islam
Shia
Sunni
Majlis
Religion founded by Muhammad
Minority branch of Islam
Mainstream Islam
Irans parliament
Islam
Religion founded by Muhammad
Shia
Minority branch of Islam
29 terms
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
Became president in 2005. Government has newspapers, banned a…
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
A paramilitary volunteer militia established in 1979 by order…
a body consisting of six ulema as chosen by the leader and si…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Became president in 2005. Government has newspapers, banned a…
Assembly of Experts
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
34 terms
Iran
Iranians elected Mohammad Mossadegh pr…
Mohammad Mossadegh
US and GB helped Iranians organize a c…
the Shah
what happened in 1950?
who nationalized the Iranian oil supply?
what happened to Mossadegh in 1953?
who came to power after Mossadegh was overthrown?
Iranians elected Mohammad Mossadegh pr…
what happened in 1950?
Mohammad Mossadegh
who nationalized the Iranian oil supply?
6 terms
Iran
Capital
City 1
City 2
City 3
Tehran
Bafq
Yazd
Birjand
Capital
Tehran
City 1
Bafq
16 terms
IRAN
theocracy
shiism
shah
Velayat-e-faqih
a government ruled strictly by religion. Iran's government is…
State religion of Iran. A branch of Islam that's separate fro…
king or emperor
jurist's guardianship, an important source of legitimacy for…
theocracy
a government ruled strictly by religion. Iran's government is…
shiism
State religion of Iran. A branch of Islam that's separate fro…
7 terms
Iran
Iran
Shah m. Reza Pahlavi
M. Mossadeq
White Revolution
Formerly known as Persia; dates back to 550 BCE under the rul…
King of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by th…
(1882-1967) was a governer, lawyer, and democratically electe…
started in 1963 by Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Goal: Get rid…
Iran
Formerly known as Persia; dates back to 550 BCE under the rul…
Shah m. Reza Pahlavi
King of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by th…
7 terms
Iran
Iran
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Mohammed Mossadeq
White Revolution
A theocratic islamic republic in the Middle East in western A…
Leader of Iran after World War II; embraced and supported by…
The Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 to 1953 when he was remo…
Policy of Shah to rapidly modernize and westernize Iran
Iran
A theocratic islamic republic in the Middle East in western A…
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Leader of Iran after World War II; embraced and supported by…
23 terms
Iran
Shiism
Constitutional Revolution
Reza Shah
Muhammad Mosaddeq
...
...
...
...
Shiism
...
Constitutional Revolution
...
37 terms
Iran
Sunni
Shiite
12 Imams
Quran
not popular in Iran, believe community should choose next lea…
popular in Iran, believe the next leader should be related to…
hierarchy titles for clerics
holy book of islam
Sunni
not popular in Iran, believe community should choose next lea…
Shiite
popular in Iran, believe the next leader should be related to…
12 terms
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA
Western Influence or Pro-Western
Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh
American politician and author who served as the 39th Preside…
The Central Intelligence Agency is a civilian foreign intelli…
A process whereby societies come under or adopt Western cultu…
Mohammad Mosaddegh, was an Iranian politician. He was the dem…
Jimmy Carter
American politician and author who served as the 39th Preside…
The CIA
The Central Intelligence Agency is a civilian foreign intelli…
Iran
Jimmy Carter
The CIA
Western Influence
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
Who helped overthrow the government of Guatemala
China did not let the West influence their government choices.
The Iranian leader who, after World War II, embraced Western…
Jimmy Carter
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
The CIA
Who helped overthrow the government of Guatemala
12 terms
Iran
Jimmy Carter
Western Influence or Pro-Western
Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
Mao revolts against government, long march gains supporters a…
The Iranian leader who, after WWII, embraced Western governme…
Since the 1940s, Iran had been ruled by this man. Ousted by a…
Jimmy Carter
1974 became the 39th President, with Vice President Walter Mo…
Western Influence or Pro-Western
Mao revolts against government, long march gains supporters a…
51 terms
Iran
results of Constitutional Revolution o…
The Pahlavis - 1921
The Pahlavis - 1941
The Pahlavis - 1951
elections, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, created…
coup by Colonel Reza Khan, became Reza Shah; Majles lost powe…
Reza Shah replaced by son, Muhammad Reza Shah; residual democ…
Mohammad Mosaddeq elected Prime Minister, gained so much powe…
results of Constitutional Revolution o…
elections, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, created…
The Pahlavis - 1921
coup by Colonel Reza Khan, became Reza Shah; Majles lost powe…
40 terms
iran
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Assembly of Religious Experts
"axis of evil"
Baha'i
President of Iran
this organization is a menifestation of the hold that Islam h…
Created in 2002 by George W. Bush to show the "bad guys" whic…
a religion emphasizing the unity of all religions and peoples…
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
President of Iran
Assembly of Religious Experts
this organization is a menifestation of the hold that Islam h…
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