Hello Web Questers, As a class, we are about to begin our study of Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. This memoir tells the story of Marji, a nine-year-old girl and her struggles during the Islamic Revolution. To appreciate this memoir, we need to understand the setting. The web quest below sets a context for Persepolis, and helps us to understand what is occurring in Iran during Marji’s childhood. Please follow the instructions carefully. Go in order, and make sure you answer all the questions for full credit. 1. The first thing you must do is “enable editing” for this document. If you forgot to do that, close this document and reopen it. When it opens, a bar will appear on the top of the screen. Click “enable editing” on the bar at the top so that you will be able to type on this document. 2. Answer all questions in complete sentences. Provide enough detail so that someone who never did this web quest would understand the answers to the questions. Persepolis Web Quest 1. Where in the world is Iran? Iran is located in the South-Central Asia.Describe Iran’s location in the world, i.e., region, relative location to the U.S., continent. Iran is in the South-Central Asia and lies between latitudes 32° 0' N, and longitudes 53° 00' E. Iran, the second largest country in the Middle East, has 5,000 years of fascinating history, and is home to one of the world's oldest continuous major civilizations.2. On a very low volume, watch the video found on the link below: Iranian Revolution Answer the following questions. You may need to watch and pause the video several times.
What did Iranian revolutionaries do in 1979? The revolutionaries forced the Shah to disband his government and flee to Egypt.Who was Mossadegh? Was an Iranian politician. He was the head of a democratically elected government, holding office as the Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 until 1953Who controlled Iran’s oil reserves? Shah Have you ever gotten gas at a BP Station? What was BP, or British Petroleum, formerly known as?