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1

What were the main criticisms of détente in the USA?

Détente ignored the USSR's violation of human rights
Détente allowed the USSR to grow stronger
It was similar to appeasement
Removed the USA's advantage from the arms race

2

In which presidential election was there heavy debate on détente?

1976

3

What were the main criticism of détente in the USSR?

Member of the politburo angry at the US involvement in the Vietnam war
annoyed that détente did nothing to challenge US dominance

4

When and why was Nixon forced out of office?

1974
Watergate scandal

5

Who replaced Nixon?

Gerald Ford

6

What was the new governments attitude to détente?

less commited

7

What did Brezhnev say in his 1976 speech and who was it addressed to?

Said he was still committed to détente
given to the 1976 party congress