1979: Iran's Islamic Revolution
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According to paragraph 1, why was Tehran in a state of revolt on January 19, 1979?
The police were brutalizing people
The Shah had fled the country
Ayatolla Khomeini was a Muslim cleric
People wanted Khomeini to take over to form an Islamic government and flooded the streets
Who did the Iranian people dislike as a leader? (par. 2)
How did Ayatollah Khomeini instantly change Iran? (Par. 3)
He had a million-person parade in his honor
He exiled Shah Reza
He took over and fired Shah Reza
He replaced their regular government with religious leaders called Mullahs
According to paragraph 6, why did America help topple Iran's Prime Minister and keep Shah Reza in power even though it was not our country?
THey were afraid that Iran would spread Communism during the Cold War
Because we were scared of Iran starting a war with us
Because we did not want to have oil prices go up
We were already fighting in the Cold War
Even though he was practically a dictator, what was something good that Shah Reza did in Iran?
Created a modern economy
helped the middle class grow
gave basic rights to women
all of the above
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