Essays Tagged: "Khomeini"

The History of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. This essay represents the notes of a History course about the countries of the Middle East.

revolution that ended the Shah 37-years reign did not spring up full blown in a year with a wave of Khomeini's hand.The social, economic, and religious pressures had been building up for several decad ... cal power and had imprisoned some religious leaders. One of the most vociferous, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, had after all been in exile in Iraq since 1963.Religious opposition to the shah's rapid mo ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

iran and new revolution

d clerics from acting as judges in state courts. And some clerics, including the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, were offended in the early 1960s when the Shah gave himself the authority to initiate legi ... of Tabriz, and there and in Qom hundreds was killed.When speaking to honour the dead, the Ayatollah Khomeini attacked the Shah's rule, calling it tyrannical. Then the government made matters worse for ...

(10 pages) 68 1 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History