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2. Why did Khrushchev reject the 'Open Skies' proposal?

  • USSR had no plane to compare to USA's U-2
  • He had no representatives to be in the planes
  • He was angry that the USA had been spying
  • He was worried about what they might find

3. Why did the USA not like the launch of Sputnik in 1957?

  • USA said USSR had no right to launch it
  • Eastern European states had to pay for it
  • They thought it meant the USSR had superiority in long-range missiles
  • USA wanted to do it first

4. Which of these was a feature of Khrushchev's peaceful coexistence?

  • Open skies proposal
  • A firm grip to be maintained on Eastern bloc states
  • Reduction in nuclear arms
  • Reparations from Germany

5. Which of these is a quote by Dulles?

  • advocated "the liberation of these captive peoples"
  • "A smouldering fuse that had been connected to a powder keg"
  • "The United States will continue to uphold the rule of the law"
  • "Ich bin ein Berliner"


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