Taking a Look at the Iranian Revolution

892 Words Jan 25th, 2018 4 Pages
In politics, it basically means to over throw a government with another government system. There are many revolutions took place in history and the Iranian revolution was one of them. Iranian revolution brought a big change in the Iranian society by over throwing the Shah’s government and establishing a new system called Islamic republic. Iranian revolution has also a lot of impact on Islamic countries. The Iranian revolution was the one of the most positive revolution which is ever took place in Iran.
There are many names for Iranian revolution which took place in 1979. One of the named for this revolution was Islamic revolution of Iran. This revolution is about to over throw an old monarchy system with a new system. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was the leader of Iran before the revolution. He was also supported by the United States, but Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini replaced his government with an Islamic republic. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini was the man who started the revolution. He has a lot of support from different Islamic organizations such as Iranian student movements. Although, Soviet Union suddenly recognized the new Islamic republic of Iran, but they did not supported the revolution. Soviet Union saw this as an opportunity to further advance their communist agenda and increase its allies in Middle East. In October 1977, there were demonstrations against the Shah and campaign of civil resistance that was based on…
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