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Reagan actively supported anti-communist struggles in Afghanistan and Central America. In his second term, Reagan softened his stand and negotiated with Gorbachev, agreeing to scale back the arms race. His 1987 speech in West Germany, “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall” was a clarion call for the end of the Cold War. A series of summits and treaties, in collaboration with Gorbachev, including the INF, drastically reduced Cold War tensions.
Mikhail Gorbachev, who came to power in 1985, attempted to reform the USSR’s failing economy, and repressive political system, through his policies of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring). Ronald Reagan yielded his hard-line stance largely because of Gorbachev’s overtures He openly promoted a new international order free of Cold War competition. In 1989, Gorbachev signed the START I Treaty, ending the Cold War. His permissive attitude led to the dissolution of the USSR in 1991.
George H. W. Bush only concluded the process initiated by Reagan and Gorbachev. East-West tensions continued to subside and Bush signed the START I arms control treaty in Moscow in 1989. Following this, Bush, along with Gorbachev, formally announced the end of the Cold War at the Malta Summit. The Berlin Wall, symbol of the Cold War, came down in November 1989, and communist governments in the erstwhile Soviet Union were progressively replaced by democratically elected governments.
1. 30-5. The Supreme Court judgment in Edwards vs. Aguillard (1987) is significant as a testament to the need for a strong judiciary to keep the legislature in check. It demonstrates the attempt made by the Christian Right to impose its belief on impressionable school children and destroy the secular fabric of society, by equating the theory of evolution with the theory of intelligent design as valid theories. It exposes the guise of academic freedom assumed in order to impose religious beliefs. Creationism is unequivocally defined as
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Through an examination of the two pieces, an understanding of the transitional nature of the time period can be observed through the diversity of the aesthetics that are represented. While Basquiat represents an urban theme that is set within the context of the street, among the life and breath of the crumbling decay.
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Mexican immigration occupies a complex position in the U.S. legal system as well as the public eye.
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eals especially preservationists who despite for long were in agreement with utilitarian movement concerning varied issues that touched on effective management of natural resources (Fitzsimmons 13). Hence, creating an irreparable long lasting rift that existed throughout 20Th
13 small marginal economies joined together. The modern American economic root can be traced in 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. American economic development has evolved through different historical periods. As the American
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