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17 terms
Iran
Number of barrels per day/year
Population
Colonel Reza Khan
Shah Muhammed Pahlavi
4.2 million/150 billion
79 million, 61% persian, 67% live in urban areas
Came to power through coup d'etat in 1921. After 4 years he b…
Son of Reza Khan, ruled from 1941-79, gathered wealth, increa…
Number of barrels per day/year
4.2 million/150 billion
Population
79 million, 61% persian, 67% live in urban areas
35 terms
Iran
Persepolis
Persia
Abadan
Majlis
A complex of palaces, reception halls, and treasury buildings…
5th century B.C.E wars between the Persian empire and Greek c…
This is where the oil refinery that made so much money was lo…
Iranian parliament.
Persepolis
A complex of palaces, reception halls, and treasury buildings…
Persia
5th century B.C.E wars between the Persian empire and Greek c…
34 terms
Iran
The Pahlavi Era
Reza Khan Pahlavi
1st Coup d'etat
Social infrastructure
...
after gaining power, abolished the Qajar dynasty and declared…
Reza Khan through the Crossack brigade was able to seize powe…
professional middle class and an industrial working class
The Pahlavi Era
...
Reza Khan Pahlavi
after gaining power, abolished the Qajar dynasty and declared…
12 terms
IRAN
fath ali shah
treaty of turkmanchay
nasir al-din shah
reuter concession
1797-1834
1828
1848-1896
1872
fath ali shah
1797-1834
treaty of turkmanchay
1828
93 terms
IRAN
What is the full name of the country i…
What are the colors of its flag?
What is the capital of Iran
Population
Islamic Republic of Iran
Red, Green, and White
Tehran
77,555,000
What is the full name of the country i…
Islamic Republic of Iran
What are the colors of its flag?
Red, Green, and White
32 terms
Iran
When did Reza Shah Pahlavi take control?
What is Westernization?
What did Reza do as Shah?
What was the Anglo-Russian Agreement?
Reza took control in 1926.
Westernization is modernization. It is referring to the weste…
He gave women more rights and attempted to break the religiou…
The Anglo-Russian Agreement is an agreement that split Iran i…
When did Reza Shah Pahlavi take control?
Reza took control in 1926.
What is Westernization?
Westernization is modernization. It is referring to the weste…
7 terms
Iran
Give a brief overview of the historica…
What happened in 1979 in Iran... What did…
What happened in 1979 in Iran ... What di…
What happened in June of 2009 and why…
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Give a brief overview of the historica…
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What happened in 1979 in Iran... What did…
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7 terms
Iran
Pre WW2 Shah Palhavi is in charge (Fat…
Post WW2 Shah Palhavi is now in charge…
Prime Minister Mossadeq (Power Struggle)
US/UK coup returns Shah to power
Supported Hitler must be removed
Puppet Gov't (oil)
Shah flees; nationalizes oil
Westernize/ Modernize Iran
Pre WW2 Shah Palhavi is in charge (Fat…
Supported Hitler must be removed
Post WW2 Shah Palhavi is now in charge…
Puppet Gov't (oil)
12 terms
Iran
Mohammed Reza Shah
Mohammad Mosaddeq
The White Revolution
The Iranian Revolution
Prime minister of Iran after they occupied UK & USSR, when hi…
Prime minister from 1951-1953, until a coup overthrew him
Goal was to bring Iran into the modern era in 1963, was influ…
The rise of conflicts which made Ayatollah Khomeini replace t…
Mohammed Reza Shah
Prime minister of Iran after they occupied UK & USSR, when hi…
Mohammad Mosaddeq
Prime minister from 1951-1953, until a coup overthrew him
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…
5 terms
Iran
Staatsoberhaupt
Regierungschef
Bevölkerung
Währung
Oberster Führer Ali Chamene'i
Hassan Rohani
75 Millionen
Iranische Rial
Staatsoberhaupt
Oberster Führer Ali Chamene'i
Regierungschef
Hassan Rohani
10 terms
Iran
Islamism
Iran as an Islamic Republic
Structure of Government
Supreme Leader
Laws of Islam should be applied in politics
Practices Theoratic Politics (only country in the world) whic…
A) Executive Branch (Dual Executive with Supreme Lead and Pre…
Use to be Ayaollah Khomani but is now Ali Khamenei
Islamism
Laws of Islam should be applied in politics
Iran as an Islamic Republic
Practices Theoratic Politics (only country in the world) whic…
18 terms
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…
14 terms
Iran
President
Cabinet
The Majles (parliament)
Assembly of Experts
-must be shi'ite and uphold islamic principles... -elected by ma…
-chosen by the president & approved by the Majles... -can be imp…
-290 members; all 4 year terms... -candidates vetted by the guar…
-directly elected... -86 educated clerics... -8 year terms... -guardia…
President
-must be shi'ite and uphold islamic principles... -elected by ma…
Cabinet
-chosen by the president & approved by the Majles... -can be imp…
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…
32 terms
Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Anglo Iranian Oil Company
ayatollah
Central Committee
president from 2005 to 2013
British company that owned Iran's oil until 1954
"sign of god" highest ranking religious official in Shia Isla…
central decision making body in the communist structure
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
president from 2005 to 2013
Anglo Iranian Oil Company
British company that owned Iran's oil until 1954
29 terms
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
18 terms
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…
21 terms
Iran
Ayatollah
Civil society
Theocracy
Majles
"Sign of god". High ranking cleric in Iran.
Space occupied by voluntary associations outside the state.
A state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that…
The Iranian parliament.
Ayatollah
"Sign of god". High ranking cleric in Iran.
Civil society
Space occupied by voluntary associations outside the state.
18 terms
IRAN
1926
1935
1941
1950
Shah installed
'Persia' renamed 'Iran'
GB and USSR occupy Iran
Mohamed Mossadeq becomes PM
1926
Shah installed
1935
'Persia' renamed 'Iran'
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…
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…
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
7 terms
Iran
islamic theocracy
Reza shah
Land reform, women's suffrage, elimina…
SAVAK
What replaced the monarchy of Reza Shah?
Original leader of Iran before the Revolution and was a dicta…
Ways the Shah tried to westernize Iran
National Organization for Intelligence and security. Unlimite…
islamic theocracy
What replaced the monarchy of Reza Shah?
Reza shah
Original leader of Iran before the Revolution and was a dicta…
23 terms
Iran
Shiism
Constitutional Revolution
Reza Shah
Muhammad Mosaddeq
...
...
...
...
Shiism
...
Constitutional Revolution
...
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…
39 terms
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…
29 terms
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…
22 terms
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…
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…
39 terms
Iran
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
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…
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
Ashura
The most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
24 terms
Iran
Anglo persian agreement
Oil concession
William d'arcy
Mohammad reza phalavi
Document involving Great Britain and Persia centered on drill…
Gives d arcy rights to oil in iran
One of the principles founders of oil in persia
Shah 1941-1979
Anglo persian agreement
Document involving Great Britain and Persia centered on drill…
Oil concession
Gives d arcy rights to oil in iran
9 terms
Iran
Great Britain and oil company
Shah Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi
Mohammed Mossaddegh
CIA and the Iranian coup d'etat
Great Britain took over control due to the debts that Iran had
Shah of Iran-King had a pro-western foreign policy that lived…
democratically elected prime minister who chose to nationaliz…
supported the rein of the king, but removed the elected prime…
Great Britain and oil company
Great Britain took over control due to the debts that Iran had
Shah Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi
Shah of Iran-King had a pro-western foreign policy that lived…
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…
11 terms
Iran
Safavid dynasty
1901
Reza Shah
1951
reunifies Persia and Islam is official religion
oil discovered... Russia/British occupation... Anglo-Persian Oil Co…
impressed by Hitler... secularization... modernization... industrializ…
Prime Minister tries to nationalize oil which pisses off Brit…
Safavid dynasty
reunifies Persia and Islam is official religion
1901
oil discovered... Russia/British occupation... Anglo-Persian Oil Co…
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…
21 terms
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…
30 terms
Iran
1979 Iranian Revolution
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Arab Spring
Assembly of Experts
The Iranian revolution in 1979 was the successful attempt of…
Current president of Iran
A revolutionary wave of protests and demonstrations overtakin…
Group that nominates and can remove the Supreme Leader in Ira…
1979 Iranian Revolution
The Iranian revolution in 1979 was the successful attempt of…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Current president of Iran
12 terms
Iran
Ancient History
US involvement after WWII
1979 Revolution
Shah Mohammad Resa Pahlavi
Persian civilizations lead by satraps, had a monotheistic rel…
The US supported the Shah(Wesern leader in Iran) and the sava…
The people hated the Shah and the Ayatollah appealed to Used…
Failed to meet needs of his people and tried to westernize th…
Ancient History
Persian civilizations lead by satraps, had a monotheistic rel…
US involvement after WWII
The US supported the Shah(Wesern leader in Iran) and the sava…
12 terms
Iran
Mohammed Mossadeq/ national front
Reza Shah Pahlavi
Ayatollah Khomeini
SAVAK
First elected prime minster of Islam and the national front w…
The leader of Islam and was elected leader to Islam by U.S, P…
Was a religious Cleric , was the leader of the revolution and…
Secret police service controlled by the Shah who killed peopl…
Mohammed Mossadeq/ national front
First elected prime minster of Islam and the national front w…
Reza Shah Pahlavi
The leader of Islam and was elected leader to Islam by U.S, P…
28 terms
iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
Yassir Arafat
Shah-Reza Pahlavi
Yitzhak Rabin
(1900?-1989) Islamic religious leader who led a fundamentalis…
The PLO leader who called for the destruction of Israel
Reza Shah Pahlavi, was the Shah of Iran from 15 December 1925…
Israeli Prime Minister who signed the Oslo Accords which gave…
Ayatollah Khomeini
(1900?-1989) Islamic religious leader who led a fundamentalis…
Yassir Arafat
The PLO leader who called for the destruction of Israel
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
35 terms
Iran
Outcome of the Civil War
Reza Khan Pahlavi
Ahmad Shah
Dar es-Salaam
The Grand Majles (500 seat parliament) punished all involved…
1925, declared himself Shah. Modernized the country. In 1935…
Ruled from 1909-1925. Nobody liked the Qajar Shahs, selfish a…
House of Peace (Iran and Irans allies)
Outcome of the Civil War
The Grand Majles (500 seat parliament) punished all involved…
Reza Khan Pahlavi
1925, declared himself Shah. Modernized the country. In 1935…
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?
27 terms
Iran
Sunni
Shiite
Sharia Law
Constitution of 1906
A branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four ca…
A group of Islamic religion that believes that its religious…
the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings…
Modeled after western ones with direct elections, separation…
Sunni
A branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four ca…
Shiite
A group of Islamic religion that believes that its religious…
31 terms
Iran
Iran is not arab they are, ___ and spe…
2 types of muslim. sunni's believed th…
The emperor created a ___, until the R…
The ___ dynasty brough Shiite islam to…
Persian
Shiite
Centralized Authoritatian govt.
Safavid
Iran is not arab they are, ___ and spe…
Persian
2 types of muslim. sunni's believed th…
Shiite
39 terms
Iran
population
Supreme Leader
bonyads
revolutionary guard
Persian, speak Farsi, vast majority is Shi'a, not Sunni
...
religious charitable organizations... Iranian charitable foundat…
a faction of Iran's military that is only controlled by the L…
population
Persian, speak Farsi, vast majority is Shi'a, not Sunni
Supreme Leader
...
34 terms
Iran
theocracy
energy/oil
shah
great game
A government run by religious leaders
oil profits have been manipulated
Hereditary monarch of Iran
The struggle between Great Britian and Russia to control Cent…
theocracy
A government run by religious leaders
energy/oil
oil profits have been manipulated
9 terms
Iran
First slide summary
World/Asia/Iran map slide
3rd slide - Revolution
American Embassy
Iran appears to be a modernized country however, it's ruled b…
Iran is located in southwest Asia, which is also known as the…
The official name of Iran is The Islamic Republic of Iran. Th…
On Nov 4th, 1979 Iranian Islamic Students and militants storm…
First slide summary
Iran appears to be a modernized country however, it's ruled b…
World/Asia/Iran map slide
Iran is located in southwest Asia, which is also known as the…
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