Reagan and US miltarism in the 1980s

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1. Arguments that Reagan's actions didn't cause end of the cold war -

  • Gorbachev had influence over the end of the cold war
  • All of the above
  • Soviet military overstretched
  • Soviet economy already in trouble
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2. 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

3. What was the date of the KAL 007 incident?

  • 1981
  • 1979
  • 1980
  • 1989

4. What was the KAL 007 incident?

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

5. Why did Reagan's actions help to end the cold war?

  • Economic sanctions put pressure on USSR's economy
  • Moral condemnation turned people against communism
  • All of the above
  • Put pressure on USSR

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