Cold war in the 1980s

I will fill these in with contributions once I get my own computer back. I still need contributions from a number of people… but well done for this section Cameron

After / collapse of detente

Well done Inca and Henri.

Reagan / Gorbachev

Well done George and Josh. Both done homework.

Perestroika: ‘restructuring’: economic, political, social – but didn’t effectively and authoritatively replace the old systems

Glasnost: ‘openness’: open discussion of politics and economics, including criticism of the government.

Fall of Communism

Why did communism collapse seemingly instantaneously in 1989?

Summary from US State Dept

BERLIN WALL

History.com: A good single page with 2:30 video overview

Berlin Wall Memorial (open in Chrome and translate)

Declassified: Rise and fall of the Wall

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