Reagan and US miltarism in the 1980s

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1. 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
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2. What did SDI stand for?

  • Space Death Interest
  • Super Defensive Intelligence
  • Strategic Defence Initiative
  • Space Defence Initiative

3. 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

4. What did Reagan think of detente?

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

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

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

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