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1

How much had the US defence budget increased under Reagan by October 1981?

53%

2

What did Reagan fund with defence budget?

B1 bomber
nuetron bomb
stealth aircraft programs
US navy expansion
deployment of MX missiles

3

When did Reagan announce SDI?

March 1983

4

Which nations did the US support through the Reagan doctrine?

Nicaragua
El Salvador
Grenada
Afghanistan

5

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

6

How long was Thatcher prime minister?

1979 - 1990

7

When did thatcher allow Reagan to deploy cruise missiles in Britain?

November 1983

8

When did thatcher meet up with Gorbachev?

1984 at London

9

What did thatcher say about Gorbachev?

"this is a man I can do business with"

10

When did Pope John Paul II visit Poland?

1979
1983
1987

11

How many people saw Pope John Paul II in 1979 in Poland?

12 million

12

What did the pope do in January 1981?

Blessed the leader of Solidarity - Lech Walesa

13

When did the pope give his "do not be afraid speech"?

1979