Iranian Revolution!

الكفاح من أجل المساواة

Equality for All

Iran's former leader, Shah Reza Pahlavi, ruled the citizens of Iran unfairly and in a biased manor. This caused a gap in wealth and class. Resentment and distrust towards the Shah led to a desire for rebellion and revolution.

Test Your Knowledge!

  1. Using background knowledge and context clues, determine why Ayatollah Khomeini was exiled from Iran.
  2. What was something Shah Reza Pahlovi did that upset the people of Iran?
  3. After reading the website linked above, what 4 groups of people participated in the rebellious acts? Why do you think these 4 groups were the ones who took action?