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32 terms
Iran
Shah Reza
Ayatollah Khomeni
AIOC
BP
Shah appointed after his father was removed
Religious leader that had gone against the Shah. Proposed can…
Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. British owned oil company based in…
Renamed version of AIOC. Now owned by Britain and USA
Shah Reza
Shah appointed after his father was removed
Ayatollah Khomeni
Religious leader that had gone against the Shah. Proposed can…
30 terms
Iran
قال/ يقول
خلال
زار/ يزور
تم تحقيق
To say
during
to visit
was achieved
قال/ يقول
To say
خلال
during
12 terms
Iran
what was Iran once know as
how big is Iran
what mountains surround the high deser…
what is this country rich in dating ba…
Persia
the size of Alaska
Elburz and Zagros
oil
what was Iran once know as
Persia
how big is Iran
the size of Alaska
10 terms
Iran
what mandates did the French control?
what mandates did the British control?
what year was the first oil deal made?
What year was the deal updated?
Syria, Lebanon
Palestine, transjordan
1908
1933
what mandates did the French control?
Syria, Lebanon
what mandates did the British control?
Palestine, transjordan
32 terms
IRAN
shi'i
sunni
ulama
bazaari
the second largest denomination in Islam that follows the suc…
the largest denomination in Islam that asserts the succession…
muslim legal scholars
merchant classes
shi'i
the second largest denomination in Islam that follows the suc…
sunni
the largest denomination in Islam that asserts the succession…
13 terms
Iran
Majles
Guardian Council
Leader/Supreme Leader
jurist's guardianship
The Iranian parliament, from the Arabic term for "assembly."
A committee created in the Iranian constitu- tion to oversee…
A cleric elected to be the head of the Islamic Republic of Ir…
Khomeini's concept that the Iranian clergy should rule on the…
Majles
The Iranian parliament, from the Arabic term for "assembly."
Guardian Council
A committee created in the Iranian constitu- tion to oversee…
14 terms
IRAN
What term best describes the current p…
What is the central issue among the pe…
What are the 3 democratic institutions…
Why is Iran often categorized as a ren…
Theocracy
Economy
Assembly of religious experts, president, and Majlis
They pay their "rent" by exporting natural resources (oil).
What term best describes the current p…
Theocracy
What is the central issue among the pe…
Economy
26 terms
Iran
When did Britain find oil in Iran?
Who stages a coup and overthrows last…
When does Pahlavi call himself Shah?
During WWII, who was Reza Shah Pahlavi…
1908
Reza Shah Pahlavi
1925
the Nazis. They were in Iran to protect the oil and keep the…
When did Britain find oil in Iran?
1908
Who stages a coup and overthrows last…
Reza Shah Pahlavi
15 terms
Iran
What is the location of Iran?
What is the population of Iran?
What is the demography percentage in I…
What is the primary language spoken in…
Southwest Asia, 636,300 miles, 30% boundary is seacoast
61-65 million
51% male 49% female
Persian or Farsi
What is the location of Iran?
Southwest Asia, 636,300 miles, 30% boundary is seacoast
What is the population of Iran?
61-65 million
28 terms
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 the 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…
56 terms
Iran
Iran has been in
Shah
Anglo- Iranian Oil Company
Why was oil important to England?
The same place for a long time
King
Great Britain had full control of Iranian oil fields
Gave them a lot of profit
Iran has been in
The same place for a long time
Shah
King
13 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 constitu- tion to oversee…
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"
12 terms
Iran
1980 war
Capital
Ethnic group, language, religion
Events in 1979
Iran vs Iraq Iraq worried that the Iranian revolution would c…
Tehran
The ethnic group is Persian. The language is Persian. And the…
The American hostage crisis. The Iranian Revolution. And the…
1980 war
Iran vs Iraq Iraq worried that the Iranian revolution would c…
Capital
Tehran
35 terms
Iran
Iran experiences dualism and duplicity…
mother tongue
Persian v Iranian
Iran's 8 neighbors: ... (east to west)
dualism in history and myth and duplicity in the "ambiguity"…
Persian (Farsi)
American Iranians prefer to call themselves Persian because o…
1. Pakistan... 2. Afghanistan... 3. Turkmenistan... 4. Azerbaijan... 5. A…
Iran experiences dualism and duplicity…
dualism in history and myth and duplicity in the "ambiguity"…
mother tongue
Persian (Farsi)
24 terms
Iran
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
bazaar
dual society
Group that nominates and can remove the Leader. The assembly…
Literally, "sign of God." A high-ranking cleric in Iran.
An urban marketplace where shops, workshops, small businesses…
A society and economy that are sharply divided into a traditi…
Assembly of Experts
Group that nominates and can remove the Leader. The assembly…
ayatollah
Literally, "sign of God." A high-ranking cleric in Iran.
41 terms
Iran
How long has the war been between Iran…
What year did the Iranian Revolution b…
How many hostages were taken from the…
How long were the hostages held?
35 years
1979
66
444 days
How long has the war been between Iran…
35 years
What year did the Iranian Revolution b…
1979
22 terms
Iran
assembly of experts
ayatollah
Basij
bonyads
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
in Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
people's militia, moral police
para-statal foundations made in part from assets nationalized…
assembly of experts
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
ayatollah
in Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
13 terms
Iran
Early Iran: Household
Family Protection Law, 1967
Continued Practices
Education
hierarchy of household... characteristics of common relationship…
family protection law of 1967... restrictions on polygamy in wea…
-choosing a spouse... -patriarchy
-strongly developed and still improving... -Ministry of Educatio…
Early Iran: Household
hierarchy of household... characteristics of common relationship…
Family Protection Law, 1967
family protection law of 1967... restrictions on polygamy in wea…
25 terms
Iran
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Mohammed Mosadeq
Supreme leader, lead Death to America prayer
President, pursuing nuclear weapons, most recent
41-51 and then 53-79, put in power by us because he was easy…
Won election in 51, wanted to nationalize Iranian oil
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Supreme leader, lead Death to America prayer
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President, pursuing nuclear weapons, most recent
26 terms
Iran
state religion in 16th century
how is shiism distinct from sunniism
what role did clergy have in public life
order of rule
shiism
shiism believes that the caliph should be descendent of the p…
very powerful
safavids, qajars, pahlavis
state religion in 16th century
shiism
how is shiism distinct from sunniism
shiism believes that the caliph should be descendent of the p…
22 terms
Iran
When non-western societies are influen…
Region under the ottoman empire that c…
Ruler of Ottoman empire
What event led to the fall of the otto…
Westernization
millet
Sultan
WWI
When non-western societies are influen…
Westernization
Region under the ottoman empire that c…
millet
20 terms
Iran
Hassan Rouhani
Ayatollah Khamenei
Mohammad Khatami
White Revolution
The current president of Iran, who is a both a cleric and a m…
The second and current Supreme Leader of Iran, who is less ch…
The reformist president of Iran from 1997 until 2005. Under h…
A highly controversial campaign pushed by the Pahlevi shah th…
Hassan Rouhani
The current president of Iran, who is a both a cleric and a m…
Ayatollah Khamenei
The second and current Supreme Leader of Iran, who is less ch…
90 terms
Iran
Who believed that only a direct descen…
Islamic religious law is called
What is the significance of the Mahdi…
The final dynasty of Iran which ended…
Shiites
Sharia Law
"hidden" imam who will return as messiah
Pahlavi Dynasty
Who believed that only a direct descen…
Shiites
Islamic religious law is called
Sharia Law
73 terms
Iran
Regime type
Federal or unitary?
Democratization weak or strong?
What does vetted elections mean?
Hybrid (but really authoritarian)
Unitary
Weak
Confirm and reject candidates
Regime type
Hybrid (but really authoritarian)
Federal or unitary?
Unitary
28 terms
iran
what is iran officially known as?
what was iran known as during ancient…
what is iran's modern day capital?
what is iran's official religion?
islamic Republic of Iran
Persia
tehran
shia islam
what is iran officially known as?
islamic Republic of Iran
what was iran known as during ancient…
Persia
18 terms
Iran
Country Name
Waterways
How many mountain ranges does it have?
What are they
Iran
Gulf of Oman, Caspian Sea, and the Persian Gulf
Two
Elburz Mountains and Zagros Mountains
Country Name
Iran
Waterways
Gulf of Oman, Caspian Sea, and the Persian Gulf
15 terms
Iran
When were the hostages released?
What did Reza promote?
What did Reza stress be taught?
What did Reza want to end?
January 20, 1981
Westernization
Math and Science
Foreign Influence
When were the hostages released?
January 20, 1981
What did Reza promote?
Westernization
23 terms
iran
which government body has the power to…
the majority of Iranians speak
the primary difference between Sunni a…
the shari'a is based on
guardian council
Persian or Farsi
who would have succeeded the prophet muhammad
all of the above
which government body has the power to…
guardian council
the majority of Iranians speak
Persian or Farsi
32 terms
Iran
What is Iran's government?
What does the supreme leader do?
Who chooses the supreme leader?
How long does the supreme leader serve?
Democratic theocracy
Determines Islamic interests... sets political guidelines... Implet…
the assembly of experts
life
What is Iran's government?
Democratic theocracy
What does the supreme leader do?
Determines Islamic interests... sets political guidelines... Implet…
14 terms
Iran
India-Iran relations span centuries ma…
Why in news now?
It will be more an extended tightrope…
What Iran expects to be doing now?
The two countries shared a border till 1947 and share several…
The economic sanctions imposed by US, EU and the UN on Iran d…
Iran's long march forward now will be more an extended tightr…
Despite so many qualifiers, Iran is now back in the global ma…
India-Iran relations span centuries ma…
The two countries shared a border till 1947 and share several…
Why in news now?
The economic sanctions imposed by US, EU and the UN on Iran d…
14 terms
Iran
How did Mohammad Reza Shah come to pow…
What did Mohammad Reza Shah do to keep…
What did Mohammad Reza Shah change?
What was Mohammad Reza Shah's connecti…
British officials allowed him to overthrow his father in 1941.
He would torture, kill, and imprison people who disagreed wit…
- Demanded the right to appoint a prime minister... -Didn't requ…
Recieved lots of aid in terms of weapons. U.S controlled 50%…
How did Mohammad Reza Shah come to pow…
British officials allowed him to overthrow his father in 1941.
What did Mohammad Reza Shah do to keep…
He would torture, kill, and imprison people who disagreed wit…
34 terms
Iran
When did the Persian Empire Start ruli…
Persian Empire known for its what
What is the Persian empire's capital
What is in Parsepolis
500s BC
Paintings, carpets, metalwork, and architecture
Persepolis
Walls and statues with gold, Silver, and precious jewels
When did the Persian Empire Start ruli…
500s BC
Persian Empire known for its what
Paintings, carpets, metalwork, and architecture
21 terms
Iran
Young or old population?
Ethnically Diverse
Safavid Dynasty (1502-1736)
Shia Islam
Young, median age is 27
Persian, Azeri, Kurds, Arabs, Baluchis
adoption of Shia Islam as the state religion
form of islam that claims that the members of the Prophet's f…
Young or old population?
Young, median age is 27
Ethnically Diverse
Persian, Azeri, Kurds, Arabs, Baluchis
17 terms
Iran
In 1979 how many americans were taken…
Secular
Theocracy
Jihad
66 and the U.S Embassy
Not religius
A government lead by religion
Holy War
In 1979 how many americans were taken…
66 and the U.S Embassy
Secular
Not religius
77 terms
Iran
define theocracy
define sactions
define bonyads
what existed before iran?f
when the government rules through religion
restrictions on economic interactions
religious charitable foundations
persia
define theocracy
when the government rules through religion
define sactions
restrictions on economic interactions
24 terms
Iran
In contrast to political cultures in n…
Which of the following are directly el…
The highest official representing demo…
Which of the following would be most l…
Persian cultural roots
reps to the Majlis, the president, and members of the Assembl…
president
a middle-class bazaari
In contrast to political cultures in n…
Persian cultural roots
Which of the following are directly el…
reps to the Majlis, the president, and members of the Assembl…
17 terms
Iran
Second largest country in the middle e…
Called Persia until 1935
Operation Ajax (When and what was it?)
How did Operation Ajax benefit Western…
Iran
Iran
1953- US and Britain ousted democratically elected government…
-Secured access to oil... -Lessened Soviet alliance threat
Second largest country in the middle e…
Iran
Called Persia until 1935
Iran
20 terms
Iran
Iran was formerly called?
The Iranians once believed in what rel…
The king of Iran became who?
What was Shah Reza Pahlavi's goal?
Persia
Zoroastrian... Shia Islam
Shah Reza Pahlavi
Modernize
Iran was formerly called?
Persia
The Iranians once believed in what rel…
Zoroastrian... Shia Islam
24 terms
Iran
Land reform program
Other things the shah did
What reforms happened in 1979
Phase one of revolution (1978-1979) Ca…
Shah broke up large estates and distributed it out to peasants
improve healthcare, give women right to vote,improve educatio…
supporters of Khomeini overthrew the gov, everything was anti…
People wanted to seek change, Shah abolished the 2 political…
Land reform program
Shah broke up large estates and distributed it out to peasants
Other things the shah did
improve healthcare, give women right to vote,improve educatio…
19 terms
Iran (*)
___________(조로아스터교) => ____________ (이…
______ 왕조: 기원전 550- 기원전 330... ______ 왕조:…
Who was deposed by the 1979 revolution?
가장 최근의 대선은?
sassanid 사파비 카자르 팔레비 이란
Ahemenian sassanid safavid qajar Pahlavi
Muhammad Reza Shah
2003년
___________(조로아스터교) => ____________ (이…
sassanid 사파비 카자르 팔레비 이란
______ 왕조: 기원전 550- 기원전 330... ______ 왕조:…
Ahemenian sassanid safavid qajar Pahlavi
14 terms
Iran
Brief Description
Constitution
Executive System of government
President
-Does not belong in Arab community... -Size of Alaska... -80 millio…
-The Islamic Republic Exists not to serve the individual but…
-Semi Presidential theocracy... Supreme leader and President
-Two four year terms... -Cannot veto legislation... -directly elect…
Brief Description
-Does not belong in Arab community... -Size of Alaska... -80 millio…
Constitution
-The Islamic Republic Exists not to serve the individual but…
Iran
What spurs Western development in Iran?
What controversy does oil cause in the…
Who came to power in Iran after WWII?
What year did Iranian Nationalists for…
Profits from oil
Traditional Islamic values vs. Western materialism
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
1953
What spurs Western development in Iran?
Profits from oil
What controversy does oil cause in the…
Traditional Islamic values vs. Western materialism
8 terms
Iran
Reza Shah Pahlavi
Mohammad Reza Shah
Mohammad Mossadiq
White Revolution
first Pahlavi shah after the constitutional revolution in Ira…
replaced his father in the Pahlavi regime of Iran. continued…
Prime Minister of Iran who had goals of constitutional reform…
launched in 1963 by the shah. aimed to enfranchise women, ena…
Reza Shah Pahlavi
first Pahlavi shah after the constitutional revolution in Ira…
Mohammad Reza Shah
replaced his father in the Pahlavi regime of Iran. continued…
10 terms
Iran
What is the capital of Iran?
What is unique about their citizenship…
What must women wear?
What revolution served as a falling in…
Tehrain
There is no dual citizenship
Hi jabs and full body covering
The Iranian Revolution
What is the capital of Iran?
Tehrain
What is unique about their citizenship…
There is no dual citizenship
31 terms
Iran
What is the guardian council?
What is uranium?
Who is Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi?
Who is Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini?
A council formulated to closely examine legislation and overs…
A radioactive element that is used to make nuclear energy and…
A prior king who made many reforms to westenize Iran which he…
The former supreme leader of Iran who returned Iran to its tr…
What is the guardian council?
A council formulated to closely examine legislation and overs…
What is uranium?
A radioactive element that is used to make nuclear energy and…
71 terms
Iran
President Ahmadinejad won the presiden…
Which government body has the power to…
Iran is notable for which geographic f…
The majority of Iranians speak... a. Arab…
e. All of the above are reasons that President Ahmadinejad wo…
a. Guardian Council
d. Most of its territory is inhospitable to agriculture, and…
b. Persian or Farsi.
President Ahmadinejad won the presiden…
e. All of the above are reasons that President Ahmadinejad wo…
Which government body has the power to…
a. Guardian Council
18 terms
Iran
Powers of Supreme Leader?
Powers of President?
Powers of Majles?
Powers of Guardian Council?
-appoints clerics/religious 1/2 of Guardian Council, Chief Ju…
-head of executive branch of government & economy... -appoints g…
-approve presidential appointments... -impeaches president and p…
-vet all elected candidates... -approve/veto legislation in acco…
Powers of Supreme Leader?
-appoints clerics/religious 1/2 of Guardian Council, Chief Ju…
Powers of President?
-head of executive branch of government & economy... -appoints g…
14 terms
Iran
The Shah
US policy:
Iranian Revolution 1978-1979
Who is revolution led by>
leader of Iran
they support the Shah because he is an anti communist, he was…
Internal revolution of Iranians against the Shah.
the Ayatollah (religious muslim title) = Khomeini (last name)…
The Shah
leader of Iran
US policy:
they support the Shah because he is an anti communist, he was…
9 terms
iran
white revolution
allah hu akbar
premiership offered to ?
islamic state returns
declared new rights for women... right to vote and right to atte…
demanded shah be deposed... demanded return of ayatollah
dr. shahpur bahktiar... ayatollah was invited back... wanted islami…
enemies of the islamic revolution are executed... political part…
white revolution
declared new rights for women... right to vote and right to atte…
allah hu akbar
demanded shah be deposed... demanded return of ayatollah
65 terms
Iran
Iran's ancient traditions rooted in th…
In recent years a crisis in political…
Which of the following characteristics…
Which of the following countries did N…
d) rule by religious clerics
b) divinely inspired clerical rule
a) authoritarianism
a) Great Britain
Iran's ancient traditions rooted in th…
d) rule by religious clerics
In recent years a crisis in political…
b) divinely inspired clerical rule
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