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Whose presidential years represented by traditional values and less government regulation of private property.

Ronald Reagan

Who led the Solidarity movement in Poland?

Lech Walesa

What Soviet leader was a key person in ending the Cold War in Europe?

Mikhail Gorbachev

What program provided the foundation for defensive capability against a nuclear attack?

SDI or "Star Wars"

What radical Libyan leader was punished for acts of terrorism?

Muammar al- Qaddafi

What does perestroika mean?

Restructuring

When was East and West Germany reunited?

1990

By what year did every Eastern European nation consider itself independent from the Soviet Union?

1991

What country crushed an anti-Communistic freedom demonstration?

China

What best describes why the Soviet Union collapsed?

Economic collapse forced Soviet leaders to relax their control over bloc countries.