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  1. Relaxation of tensions and imporoved relations between America-Soviet Union relations
  2. ______ was invaded by Soviet Union in 1979.
  3. canceled American participation in 1980 Olympic games in Moscow
    President Jimmy Carter
  4. Soviet Union leader when Cold War ended
    Mikhail Gorbachev
  5. the policy of openess of public policy
  6. On October 3, the reunification of Germany was a symbol of:
    the end of the Cold War
  7. The Soviet Union dissolved in
  8. Succeeded Nikita Khruschev as leader of Soviet Union
    Leonid Brezhnev
  9. insisted on the right of the Soviet Union to intervene if communism was threatened in another communist state
    Brezhnev Doctrine
  10. those who spoke out against the regime in Russia
  11. secret police for Soviet Union
  12. restructuring
  13. Soviet Union's first and last president
    Mikhail Gorbachev
  14. The first president of Russia
    Boris Yeltsin
  15. wanted independence from Russia
  16. elected president of Russia in 2000
    Vladimir Putin
  17. organized a trade union known as solidarity
    Lech Walesa
  18. first Polish pope
    Pope John Paul II
  19. dictorial leader of Yugoslavia
    Josip Broz Tito
  20. leader of Serbia in 1987 (bad guy)
    Slobodan Miloňėsevi'c
  21. genocide
    ethnic cleansing
  22. self governing province
  23. turned the European Community into the principle organization within the even more solidified European Union (EU)
    Treaty of the European Union
  24. European currency in affect as of January1, 2002
  25. England's first female prime minister
    Margaret Thatcher
  26. Margaret Thatcher's economic policy
  27. replaced Margaret Thatcher as prime minster of England
    John Major
  28. replaced John Major as prime minister of England
    Tony Blair
  29. a group of Nixon's re-election campaign installed electronic listening devices in Democratic National Headquarters
  30. August 9, 1974
    Nixon resigned from Presidency
  31. became President when Nixon resigned
    Gerald Ford
  32. 52 Americans were held hostage by Iranian government under ____ ____ ____'s orders
    Iyatollah Ruholla Khomeini
  33. changed the direction of US Policy
    Reagan Revolution
  34. the government spends more than it has
    budget deficit
  35. succeeded Reagan
    George Bush
  36. succeeded George Bush
    Bill Clinton
  37. succeeded Bill Clinton
    George W. Bush
  38. first prime minister of Canada
    Pierre Trudeau
  39. trade agreement between US, Canada, and Mexico
    North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  40. Why do terrorist perform acts of terrorism?
    to draw attention to their political goals
  41. occurs when one state openly supports terrorism against another
    state sponsored terrorism
  42. What is the goal of the Irish Republican Army (IRA)?
    to unite Northern Ireland
  43. one of the most destructive acts of terrorism occured
    September 11, 2001
  44. terror organization that hijacked four commerical jets in Boston, Newark, and Washington D.C.
  45. led the al-Qaeda's attack
    Osama bin Laden
  46. Bin Laden's followers were an extreme group of Muslims often referred to as _______ _______.
    fundamentalist militants
  47. they believe in a strict interpretation of the Quran and hope to establish their idea of a pure Islamic society
    fundamentalist militants
  48. extremist terrorist group in Afghanistan
  49. USS Cole
    attacked by terorist
  50. goal is to protect the US from terrorism and respond to any future attacks
    Department of Homeland Security
  51. nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons that can kill 10,000s of people of people at once
    Weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
  52. Suddam Hussein
    leader of Iraq
  53. war began in Iraq on
    March 20
  54. Why was setting up a government difficult in Iraq?
    • Because the differences between among their 3 groups:
    • Shiite Muslims
    • Sunni Muslims
    • Ethnic Kurds
  55. What is the most famous product of wartime research?
    atomic bombs
  56. Space Race
    between the US and Soviet Union
  57. After Russia's Sputnik 1 was launched, President Kennedy predicted:
    the US would be on the moon in less than a decade
  58. became the artistic center of the Western world
    New York City
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