Chapters 31-32 Worksheet.docx - Chapters 31-32 Worksheet 1st 2008 80 Million Affair Affordable Health Carter Desert Storm Genocides Glasnost Hussein

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Chapters 31-32 Worksheet 1 st 2008 80 Million Affair Affordable Health Carter Desert Storm Genocides Glasnost Hussein Poland Six Star Wars Terrorism WMD 1. President Carter tried to free the Iranian hostages with a failed military attempt. 2. President Reagan’s goal was to bankrupt the Soviet Union by creating an arms race and using a new weapon called Star Wars 3. Reagan spent 80 million dollars an hour for a year, plus several more years of high spending to do this. 4. In Poland the people advocated for democracy against the Soviets and were successful. Other nations followed. 5. Gorbachev took over the Soviet Union and declared a system of Glasnost which meant reducing the totalitarian control in order to ease the economy. This meant the end of the Soviet Union Empire, and the Cold War. 6. In the first war, Iraq invaded Kuwait. The US/UN military action to remove Iraqi soldiers from Kuwait was called Desert Storm 7. Iraq’s dictator was Hussein who fought a 20 year war with Iran, but kept the peace within Iraq between Sunni and Shi’a.
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