Nixon - economy The technological race also entailed an arms race The winner would be determined by military and industrial innovation Nixon dealt

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Nixon's had several accomplishments in foreign policy. This included the reopening of direct communications with China in  1972 after a 21-year lapse in relations. As well, his May 1972 visit to Moscow, the first by a U.S. president was a noteworthy  event. His trip yielded a and arms limitation agreement between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. These discussions led to a trade  agreement and the beginning of joint space and scientific ventures. The comparison between the two policies is night and  day. The  strategies       from  the start of the cold war were hostile. This hostility showed itself in the form of the technological race .  The technological  race was basically a unspoken competition between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. to demonstrate who was a stronger nation (an 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: economy). The technological race also entailed an arms race. The winner would be determined by military and industrial innovation. Nixon dealt with the Reds in a strategy called "detente." Rather than using military force, Nixon used diplomatic communications. Nixon ended the Vietnam war , went to Red China, and started the nuclear arms reduction treaties. Nixon's policy of detente lead directly to the end of the cold war. Read more: 150- to 200-word only response comparing Nixon's. .. - JustAnswer http://www.justanswer.com/questions/1vh74-150-to-200-word-only-response-comparing-nixons-policies-of#ixzz105LVSRva...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online