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1

What was triangular diplomacy?

Nixon attempted to develop friendly relations with the USSR and China and play the two off each other

2

When did Nixon visit China?

February 1972

3

When did Nixon and Mao publish the Shanghai Communique?

28th February 1972

4

What was included in the Shanghai Communique?

committed USA and China to a relationship of peaceful coexistence
planned to establish formal diplomatic links by 1976
pledged the 2 countries would work together to resist any country that sought to dominate south east Asia
committed USA and China to increase trade and cooperation

5

What impact did the Sino-USA relations have on the USSR?

caused anxiety in the soviet government
USSR divided it military force in two in order to fight o 2 fronts
Soviet leaders feared that China would persuade the US to abandon Détente

6

When was the Moscow summit?

May 1972

7

What was agreed at the Moscow summit?

Salt 1 and basic principles agreement

8

Who was president after Nixon and what was his attitude towards China?

Ford
tried to continue nixons relationship with China