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End of the Cold War

Unit 11 the End of the Cold War

the relaxation of tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States in the 1970s detente
Detente ended with the Soviet Union's invasion of this country. The result was the US boycotting the Moscow Olympics and a 10 year war that eventually indirectly resulted in the rise of the Taliban. Afghanistan
Soviet leader in power as the Cold War ended known for his policies of glasnost and perestroika. Mikhail Gorbachev
Gorbachev's policy intended to allow more criticisms of the Soviet system and allow more freedom of speech and press. Literally means "openness" glasnost
Gorbechev's policies designed to allow more private ownership of businesses (elements of capitalism) and more local control in government. Means restructuring. perestroika
Yeltsin and his successors have brutally suppressed rebellions in this Russian province Chechnya
Serbian leader responsible for genocide against Muslim Bosnians and ethnic Albanians in Kosovo Slobodan Milosevic
The breakup of Yugoslavia is an example of this vocabulary word. It can serve as either a unifying force (as in Germany and Italy) or a dividing force as it was in Yugoslavia nationalism
The European Union is an example of this because the nations of Europe have come to depend on each other. interdependence
Agreement that lifted trade barriers between Canada, the United States, and Mexico NAFTA (The North American Free Trade Agreement)
This event symbolized the end of the Cold War and the fall of communism fall of the Berlin Wall
Since the end of the Cold War, many nations in Eastern Europe have joined or have sought to join this organization (originally designed to stop the spread of communism) NATO
Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russia struggled with the transition to this system capitalism
Country in which conflicts between Protestants and Catholics continued through the 1980s Ireland
Country that divided into two separate nations in a peaceful manner in the early 1990s Czechoslovakia
Another term for genocide. ethnic cleansing
Created by: mrfordglobal