Reagan and US miltarism in the 1980s

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

  • All of the above
  • Put pressure on USSR
  • Economic sanctions put pressure on USSR's economy
  • Moral condemnation turned people against communism
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2. What did SDI propose to do?

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

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

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

4. 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

5. What did Reagan think of detente?

  • That it was helping the USA to win the Cold War
  • That it was a great idea that should be continued
  • That it propped up the USSR and needed to end
  • That it was bad for the USAs economy


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