Flashcards in Role of personalties Deck (13):
How much had the US defence budget increased under Reagan by October 1981?
What did Reagan fund with defence budget?
stealth aircraft programs
US navy expansion
deployment of MX missiles
When did Reagan announce SDI?
Which nations did the US support through the Reagan doctrine?
What criticism were there of Reagan?
Between 1982 and 1984 Reagans hard line approach was ineffective against Andropov
Soviet scientists concluded that the SDI was impractical which limited the pressure on the SU
Reagan and Bush achieved more effective results when they acted less harshly towards the USSR
How long was Thatcher prime minister?
1979 - 1990
When did thatcher allow Reagan to deploy cruise missiles in Britain?
When did thatcher meet up with Gorbachev?
1984 at London
What did thatcher say about Gorbachev?
"this is a man I can do business with"
When did Pope John Paul II visit Poland?
How many people saw Pope John Paul II in 1979 in Poland?
What did the pope do in January 1981?
Blessed the leader of Solidarity - Lech Walesa