Detente 1969-80

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1. What limits did the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty set?

  • Neither superpower is allowed an Anti-Ballistic Missile
  • Each superpower allowed 1100 Ballistic Missiles
  • Each superpower only allowed 2 Anti-Ballistic Missile Shields
  • Each superpower is allowed 1 Anti-Ballistic Missile Shield
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2. What was the significance of the Moscow Summit,1972?

  • Showed that the superpowers were committed to working together
  • Showed that agreements were difficult to make
  • Showed that neither superpower was fully committed to discussing arms reduction

3. Why did Detente appeal to both superpowers?

  • They both needed to reduce their defence budgets
  • They wanted to be friends

4. What was US defence spending in 1970?

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

5. When was SALT 2 signed?

  • June 1979
  • August 1979
  • December 1978
  • January 1976

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