Mikhail gorbachev and perestroika restructuring

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Unformatted text preview: was by far the weakest part of the UN during the Cold War D. How it ended 1. Deng Xiaoping and US ­China rapprochement: UN and United States recognize that China has the seat in the UN and not Taiwan. China begins to grow closer to the US as a result 2. Mikhail Gorbachev and perestroika (“restructuring”: Gorbachev’s attempt to reform the Soviet Union to create a stronger Soviet Union…it worked for China so why not for the USSR? Instead of this working, the Soviet Union splits apart as the result of the reform) III. IV. V. 3. The Berlin Wall falls as a result of the end of the Soviet Union and Tiananmen Square incident: June 4, 1989. (Tiananmen Square: pro ­democ...
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