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J 6. D 7. L 8. C 9. K 10. B 11. H 12. A Part II. 1. K 2. F 3. G 4. E 5. I 6. D Page 24 1. Reagan did not pursue détente to the fullest; he pursued a weapons buildup which he knew the Soviets could not keep pace with; he encouraged SDI. 2. Gorbachev early on pursued policies which redefined the nature of Soviet foreign and domestic policy, challenging traditional Communist structures. He opened the door to the independence from Soviet control of Eastern satellite nations, such as the Warsaw Pact countries.
Page 11 1. The introduction of the first completely electronic computer, called Colossus; the American Eniac computer followed soon after; the development of the transistor in 1948; the development of the television for a mass market during the 1940s and 1950s; the expansion of the space race. 2. S. competed with each other in the development of space travel during the 50s and 60s. Each nation worked to launch the first artificial satellite, to put the first human in orbit in space, and to walk on the moon.
Communist party leader ousted in 1964 in Soviet Union ______ 2. S. and Soviet Union ______ 3. S. ______ 4. 1972 Antiballistic Missile treaty (ABM) between America and USSR ______ 5. Oganized a boycott of Moscow Olympics against the Soviets ______ 6. S. president who referred to the Soviet Union as “an evil empire” ______ 7. Soviet leader who came to power in 1985 and pursued “openness” ______ 8. S. president Ronald Reagan ______ 9. President who organized the opposition to Iraq’s Saddam Hussein ______ 10.