Reagan and US miltarism in the 1980s

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1. What did Reagan do to improve the position of the USA in the world?

  • Leave the UN
  • Decrease miltary spending so they looked more peaceful
  • Increase military spending
  • Attack all communist countries to look powerful
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2. Arguments that Reagan's actions didn't cause end of the cold war -

  • All of the above
  • Soviet economy already in trouble
  • Soviet military overstretched
  • Gorbachev had influence over the end of the cold war

3. What was the KAL 007 incident?

  • KAL was an American spy (007)
  • The USA shot down a Russian spy plane
  • A Korean passenger plane was shot down accidentally by USSR and USA accused them of barbarity
  • A Korean passenger plane was shot down deliberately by USSR and USA accused them of barbarity

4. What was SDI nicknamed?

  • Star Wars
  • Cars Wars
  • Operation stop USSR
  • Space Race

5. What did SDI propose to do?

  • Shoot down missiles without fallout
  • Stop missiles from space
  • Prevent missiles being launched in the first place
  • Destroy existing USSR missiles

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