STUDYguide - Section One 1 Discuss the economic factors leading to the Islamic Revolution Rapid and manner of modernization Westernizing the society and

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Section One 1.Discuss the economic factorsleading to the Islamic Revolution required to make their land available to the government for redistribution to peasants. Among these lands were those held by religious endowments. This law laid the foundations of opposition to the king by religious fundamentalists and pitted Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini against Mohammad Reza Shah. o Oil revenue: caused inflation: Revenue from the sale of oil made possible extraordinary growth in capital investment in economic projects. Iran's net income rose from U.S. $68 million during the first five-year plan (1949-1954) to U.S. $68,ooo million (or U.S. 68t billion) during the fifth five-year plan (1973-1978). More clearly stated: a thousand-fold increase in less than thirty years! Socio-Economic factors: The white revolution of 1963: The conflict between "cleric" and "soldier" again took shape. Ayatollah Khomeini was arrested and exiled, and all of the reforms of the "Revolution of the King and the People" or "White Revolution" o Abolition of the feudal system o Sale of government owned factories o Nationalization of forests o Women’s suffrage o National literacy corp o Plan to give shares of industries to the workers 2. Discuss the Social Factorsleading to the Islamic Revolution
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