Tag: Iranian Revolution

Lilil’s Journal: A Iranian Girl’s Life

Throughout all four journals, you will see that it’s about my life, Lili’s life. From when I was a 17-year-old girl to an old lady who is 56. During this time I wrote 4 journals, and it includes my thoughts and ideas. I started off being a confused teenager, trying to follow her parents. Then I realized that I started liking the Shah more. By then Khomeini came and I was a supporter of Khomeini. Not only do I tell you the story of my life, I tell Iran’s story as well. I explain the different turning points in Iran. The Shah leaving and Dr.Mossadegh coming, Dr.Mossadegh being captured, the hostages from American Embassy, and War with Iraq. These four points changed my opinion of Iran and the people of Iran. This also changed what I thought of myself. When you read all my journals, you will get to know me better as a person and learn the history of Iran, but you’ll also know how Iran and I have changed.


Journal 1

“Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi | Shah of Iran.” Encyclopedia Britannica. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Ameehan@rollins.edu. “U.S.-backed Coup Topples Mossadegh.” N.p., n.d. Web.

 Journal 2:

CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

“Women and Revolution in Iran.” Women and Revolution in Iran. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Journal 3: 

“Moms Against Poverty » Iran.” Moms Against Poverty Iran Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Johnson, Sarah. “Frozen in Time: Eerie Pictures inside the ‘Argo’ U.S Embassy in Iran Reveal It Looks Exactly as It Did When Screaming Mob Held 52 Diplomats Hostage in 1979.” Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, 11 Mar. 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Journal 4:

Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

“Aroosstilla.” N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

A Country Like No Other

We all know that Iran went through a revolution, but do you know everything about it? In this video, “Iranian Revolution in Plain English” will explain the Iranian revolution from 1906 Constitutional Revolution to War with Iraq. During that time period, it made what Iran is today. The relationship between America and Iraq, the hostages they took from the American embassy, the Shah, Dr. Mossadegh, Ayatollah Khomeini, Saddam Hussein, war with Iraq. All these events shaped Iran. Without further or due, please enjoy the video. 

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