Course HIUS 445 Test Book Test: Ronald Reagan & His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Question 12.52 out of 2.52 pointsRonald Reagan was—as early 1945—an ardent proponent of the abolition of atomic weapons and the internationalization of atomic energy. Question 2 2.52 out of 2.52 points Reagan’s “dream” was a world free of nuclear weapons. Question 32.52 out of 2.52 pointsIn the late 1940s, Reagan, a liberal Democrat, took on a leadership role with Screen Actors Guild in Hollywood, and began to engage in “philosophical combat” with Communists in themovie industry. Question 42.52 out of 2.52 pointsReagan was a strong supporter of the idea of Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) and the Nixon administration strategy of “détente.” Question 52.52 out of 2.52 pointsDétente ran counter to Reagan’s Cold War approach. He maintained that the Soviets were using it as a cover to lull the United States into passivity and self-restraint—leading to a precipitous decline in the military position of the United States in the area of nuclear arms.
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