Iran and Afghanistan  W.A. 1.2: On a map, locate Iran and Afghanistan and their major cities.W.A. 3: Understand how locati...
IRAN
IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula
IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula Iran is one of the world’s (1)OLDEST countries
IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula Iran is one of the world’s (1)OLDEST countriesAt one time ...
The Land
The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.
The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.Two sets of mountains the (3)ELBURZ and the (4) ZAGROSs...
The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.Two sets of mountains the (3)ELBURZ and the (4) ZAGROSs...
Climate
Climate      Iran has a variety of      climates.
Climate      Iran has a variety of      climates.      (6) MOUNTAINOUS areas      experience severely cold      winters an...
Climate      Iran has a variety of      climates.      (6) MOUNTAINOUS areas      experience severely cold      winters an...
Economy
EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.
EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.A major part of its incomeresults from the sale of oil...
EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.A major part of its incomeresults from the sale of oil...
Agriculture
AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.
AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.
AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.I...
AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.I...
The People
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persi...
Government
Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.
Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when ...
Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when ...
Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when ...
Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when ...
AFGHANISTAN
AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED.
AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country.
AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts throu...
AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts throu...
AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts throu...
A Country At War
A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.
A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was for...
A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was for...
A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was for...
A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was for...
A Country At WarIn (26) OCTOBER 2001, after the September 11th attackson the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the USac...
Afghanistan Today
Afghanistan TodayThe government is now an (27) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC.
Afghanistan TodayThe government is now an (27) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC.There is an elected President, two Vice Presidents, and an...
PeopleThere are (26) 29 MILLIONpeople.Almost 70% of people (27)FARM.There are many ethnicgroups. The largest is the(28) PA...
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  • Iran and Afghanistan

    1. 1. Iran and Afghanistan W.A. 1.2: On a map, locate Iran and Afghanistan and their major cities.W.A. 3: Understand how location, climate, population, natural resources, and physical characteristics effect the economy and people of Iran and Afghanistan. W.A. 4: Know when and how the countries became independent nations. Optional Topic 5: Discuss the lack of water in the area and how this is resolved.
    2. 2. IRAN
    3. 3. IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula
    4. 4. IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula Iran is one of the world’s (1)OLDEST countries
    5. 5. IRANIran lies East of Iraq andnortheast of the ArabianPeninsula Iran is one of the world’s (1)OLDEST countriesAt one time it was called (2)PERSIA
    6. 6. The Land
    7. 7. The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.
    8. 8. The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.Two sets of mountains the (3)ELBURZ and the (4) ZAGROSsurround most of the plateau.
    9. 9. The LandA central, dry plateaustretches across most ofcentral Iran.Two sets of mountains the (3)ELBURZ and the (4) ZAGROSsurround most of the plateau.In the north is the (5)CASPIAN SEA and in thesouth is the Persian Gulf.
    10. 10. Climate
    11. 11. Climate Iran has a variety of climates.
    12. 12. Climate Iran has a variety of climates. (6) MOUNTAINOUS areas experience severely cold winters and mild summers.
    13. 13. Climate Iran has a variety of climates. (6) MOUNTAINOUS areas experience severely cold winters and mild summers. Most of the central (7) PLATEAU has a dry climate with cold winters and hot summers.
    14. 14. Economy
    15. 15. EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.
    16. 16. EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.A major part of its incomeresults from the sale of oilto (9) FOREIGN countries.
    17. 17. EconomyIran is one of the world’sleading (8) OIL-producingcountries.A major part of its incomeresults from the sale of oilto (9) FOREIGN countries.Other Iranian industriesproduce leather, machinery,and tobacco.
    18. 18. Agriculture
    19. 19. AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.
    20. 20. AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.
    21. 21. AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.Iran’s chief agriculturalproducts are wheat, barley,corn, tea, and tobacco.
    22. 22. AgricultureWater is scarce in Iran.Less than (10) 12% of Iran’sland can be used forfarming. Irrigation does helpsomewhat.Iran’s chief agriculturalproducts are wheat, barley,corn, tea, and tobacco.Did you know? Iran is theworld’s largest producer of(11) PISTACHIO NUTS.
    23. 23. The People
    24. 24. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.
    25. 25. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.
    26. 26. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.
    27. 27. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.
    28. 28. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.
    29. 29. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.(15) 65% of people live in urbanareas.
    30. 30. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.(15) 65% of people live in urbanareas.Capital: (16) TEHRAN
    31. 31. The People(12) 74 million people live in Iran.More than one-half are (13)PERSIANS, not Arabs or Turks.(14) FARSI, or Persian, is theofficial language.(15) 65% of people live in urbanareas.Capital: (16) TEHRAN(17) 98% of people are Muslim.
    32. 32. Government
    33. 33. Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.
    34. 34. Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when a revolutionoccurred.
    35. 35. Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when a revolutionoccurred.After the revolution, the monarchywas overthrown.
    36. 36. Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when a revolutionoccurred.After the revolution, the monarchywas overthrown.Iran is now an (20) ISLAMICREPUBLIC, a government run byMuslim religious leaders.
    37. 37. Government2,000 years ago, Iran was the centerof the (18) PERSIAN EMPIRE.Kings were known as (19) SHAHS upuntil 1979 when a revolutionoccurred.After the revolution, the monarchywas overthrown.Iran is now an (20) ISLAMICREPUBLIC, a government run byMuslim religious leaders.Laws are based on the Koran, theholy book of Islam.
    38. 38. AFGHANISTAN
    39. 39. AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED.
    40. 40. AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country.
    41. 41. AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts through the mountains.
    42. 42. AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts through the mountains. The capital and largest city is Kabul
    43. 43. AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is (21) LANDLOCKED. The (22) HINDU KUSH cover most of the country. The (23) KHYBER PASS cuts through the mountains. The capital and largest city is Kabul
    44. 44. A Country At War
    45. 45. A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.
    46. 46. A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was forced out by the Mujahideenin 1989, Afghanistan was left to face poverty, foodshortages, and crime.
    47. 47. A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was forced out by the Mujahideenin 1989, Afghanistan was left to face poverty, foodshortages, and crime.For leadership, many people turned to the (24) TALIBAN,a group of fighters educated at madrasahs, or Islamicschools, in Pakistan.
    48. 48. A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was forced out by the Mujahideenin 1989, Afghanistan was left to face poverty, foodshortages, and crime.For leadership, many people turned to the (24) TALIBAN,a group of fighters educated at madrasahs, or Islamicschools, in Pakistan.They set up very strict laws based on their view of Islam.They outlawed anything from the West, includingtelevision and music. Schools for girls were shut downand women were forced to wear a (25) BURQA when inpublic.
    49. 49. A Country At WarIn the 1980’s, the Afghans fought against the SovietUnion, which had invaded.When the Soviet Union was forced out by the Mujahideenin 1989, Afghanistan was left to face poverty, foodshortages, and crime.For leadership, many people turned to the (24) TALIBAN,a group of fighters educated at madrasahs, or Islamicschools, in Pakistan.They set up very strict laws based on their view of Islam.They outlawed anything from the West, includingtelevision and music. Schools for girls were shut downand women were forced to wear a (25) BURQA when inpublic.
    50. 50. A Country At WarIn (26) OCTOBER 2001, after the September 11th attackson the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the USaccused the Taliban of supporting terrorists and beganbombing Taliban forces.By mid-November of 2001, the Taliban government hadcollapsed.The United Nations then began working with local leadersto create a new government for Afghanistan.
    51. 51. Afghanistan Today
    52. 52. Afghanistan TodayThe government is now an (27) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC.
    53. 53. Afghanistan TodayThe government is now an (27) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC.There is an elected President, two Vice Presidents, and an electedNational Assembly.
    54. 54. PeopleThere are (26) 29 MILLIONpeople.Almost 70% of people (27)FARM.There are many ethnicgroups. The largest is the(28) PASHTUN. Othersinclude Tajik, Hazera,Uzbek, Aimak, Turkmen,Baloch, and more.

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