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Saddam Hussein. Drew, Jesse, Kyle. Iraq Prior to Saddam. 1974-75 The Iraqi Government finished the nationalization or the oil industry and used the funds internally. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Saddam HusseinDrew, Jesse, Kyle

  • Iraq Prior to Saddam1974-75 The Iraqi Government finished the nationalization or the oil industry and used the funds internally. 1958 The Baathists created the Agarian Reform Law which sped up the process of getting land to small farmers, they also created large irrigation projects in the late 70s.

  • Iraq Prior to Saddam contd1975 Iran and Iraq agree to boarders, and water rights.Abd al-Karim Qasim wanted Kuwait to return to Iraq but is opposed by Egypt to prevent Iraqi dominance.

  • Events Leading up to Saddams DictatorshipElected by Amad Hassan al-Bakr for a vice presidency.1957 Saddam joined Baath party as a low ranking party member who lead schoolmates in rioting.1963 The Baath party overthrew the government and Saddam was allowed to return from exile.

  • Events Leading up to Saddams Dictatorship contd*

  • Events Leading up to Saddams Dictatorship contd*

  • Iraq Under SaddamIraqi borders.

  • Iraq Under Saddam contdStarted an 8 year war against Iran, for their oil facilities.After the Iran-Iraq war Saddam invaded Kuwait for their oil as well.Israel bombs Iraqi nuclear plant 1981.Arab league condemns Iraq for forcing the Kuwait-Saudi boarder.

  • Iraq Under Saddam contdSuddams goals for his presidency is to supplant Egypt as the Arab leader, and achieve a hegemony over the persian gulf. Allies join Arabic states who oppose Saddam for Desert Storm.Breaks a cease fire in 1985. 1987 Iraq resumes war against Iranian cities, Moscow pressures Iraq to end war.

  • Iraq Under Saddam contdSaddam suppressed all expression of human creativity.Rule breakers could be put to death.He made students memorize a speech from the 7th century Governor of Iraq:Oh, People of Iraq, Oh, People of Hypocrisy, My name is Al-Hajjaj bin Yusuf ath-Thaqafi. When I take off my turban, you will know me, I see heads that have ripened and need to be harvested, and I shall harvest them.Life for people could have been better if Saddam less selfish."Culture in Post-Saddam Iraq :: Middle East Quarterly." Middle East Forum. Web. 13 Nov. 2010. .

  • International RelationsAfter Saddams developments Iraqs foreign policy/relation framework was significantly disrupted.Relations with Iran and Iraq have been put to rest due to rivalry.Without Saddam, Iraqs international relations with other nations would advance.

  • Events Leading up to Saddams DestructionWar on terror.Iran-Iraq war.Persian gulf war.War in Kuwait.War against the Kurds.Having a violent secret service.Uncontrollable violent outbursts against Iraqi citizens.

  • Iraq After SaddamNouri al-Maliki is now in power and starting his own dictatorship.Iraqs cultures are struggling to resurface.Iraq won a legal dispute over the ownership of some belongings of Saddam, which the proceeds go to the Government

  • BibliographyRosenberg, By Jennifer. "Saddam Hussein - A Biography of Saddam Hussein." 20th Century History. 09 Nov. 2010 ."Saddam Hussein Biography." Biography.com. 09 Nov. 2010 ."The Iraq Crisis and War - Timeline - a Chronology of Events." Mew (Webaxy Admin). Web. 10 Nov. 2010. ."Culture in Post-Saddam Iraq :: Middle East Quarterly." Middle East Forum. Web. 13 Nov. 2010. .Press, Associated. "Iraq Puts Saddam Hussein's Yacht up for Sale for $35 Million." New York News, Traffic, Sports, Weather, Photos, Entertainment, and Gossip - NY Daily News. Web. 13 Nov. 2010. .

  • Bibliography contd"Google Images." Google. Web. 13 Nov. 2010. .