Part a recall this list of cold war leaders that you

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Part A Recall this list of Cold War leaders that you researched in the previous task: Ronald Reagan Dwight D. Eisenhower Margaret Thatcher Nikita Khrushchev Harry S. Truman Josef Stalin Mikhail Gorbachev From among them, select the one who you think did the most to help de-escalate or end the Cold War. Remember, the person you select should exemplify the leadership qualities of negotiation and restraint. Write the name of the leader you chose in the answer space below. Mikhail Gorbachev Part B Now that you have selected a leader, write a four-paragraph essay (350–500 words) explaining your choice. As you write your essay, keep these points in mind:
Include a clear thesis statement in the introductory paragraph that sets out the main idea of the essay. Provide a brief description of the leader selected. Provide a brief analysis of this leader’s role, actions, and decisions in the Cold War. Analyze how this leader’s actions kept the Cold War from escalating, or how it helped end it. Use evidence to support your ideas. Write a concluding paragraph that restates the thesis and the main points of the essay. Use an engaging writing style with clear and grammatically correct writing and well-reasoned arguments. Mikhail Gorbachev was someone many would describe as an unlikely hero. Coming from just a small village in Russia, Mikhail Gorbachev would soon become the first president of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991, and made many significant changes

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