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1

When was Margaret Thatcher elected?

1979

2

When was Ronald Reagan elected?

1980

3

What did Reagan and thatcher both believe in?

that high taxes and government spending damaged private enterprise
both dedicated to trident
both considered the USSR as the evil empire

4

How did Reagan weaken the position of the USSR?

restricted trade with the USSR
SDI
increased support for 3rd world anti soviet regimes
confrontational rhetoric such as "evil empire"

5

How did the elections of US presidents work?

elected in November
Didn't take office until January