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2. What was the name of the country the US considered to be firmly in its sphere of influence but became communist in 1979?

  • Nicaragua
  • Hawaii
  • Ethiopia

3. What was US defence spending in 1970?

  • $406 billion
  • $500 billion
  • $287 billion

4. How large was the Soviet economy in comparison to America's economy?

  • Soviet economy was 1/6th the size of the US economy
  • Soviet economy was half the size of the US economy
  • Soviet economy was 2/3rd the size of the US economy

5. What weakened America's negotiating position?

  • The Watergate Scandal
  • The state of the economy
  • Their nuclear inferiority
  • The Jackson Scandal

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