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World History – Semester 2 v3.0 Unit 3 Activity: Task 1 30 points Task 1: Identifying Cold War Leaders In this activity, you’ll look at a list of leaders who influenced the course of the Cold War. You’ll then research their accomplishments from 1945 to 1991. The leaders in this group all served at various times during the Cold War and represented nations that had atomic weapons. Therefore, their actions could have brought about the end of the world as we know it. Look at the descriptions of each leader in the table. Add the name of the correct leader next to each description. You’ve already read about most of these leaders in the lessons in this unit. However, it’s okay if you need to research them further to clarify their achievements. Here is the list of leaders you will use to complete this activity: Ronald Reagan Dwight D. Eisenhower Margaret Thatcher Nikita Khrushchev Harry S. Truman Josef Stalin Mikhail Gorbachev Leader Description Ronald Reagan I challenged the Soviet Union to tear down the Berlin Wall. I also maintained a hard line against

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