The world experienced a bumpy ride in the final years of the Cold War, with post-Vietnam détente, the Star Wars rhetoric of the US, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the collapse of communism.
What is meant by the term détente?
Prepare for war
Relaxation of tensions
What does SALT stand for?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
Soviet Army Legion Training
Save American Lives Together
In which year was Afghanistan invaded by the USSR?
What was the name given to the anti-Soviet rebels in Afghanistan?
Which Olympic Games did the USA boycott in retaliation for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan?
What was the nickname of President Reagan's Strategic Defence Initiative?
Which of the following was not one of Gorbachev's reforming policies?
In what year did the Berlin Wall come down?
What was the name of the Polish anti-communist trade union?
In what year did Gorbachev announce the end of the Soviet Union?