Explore the Enquiry: To what extent were tensions reduced between 1970 and 1985?

In this lesson, students will be able to answer the enquiry question by exploring both the reasons for the decrease of tension between 1970 and 1979 and why tension began to increase again after 1979. Students will recap their learning from the last three lessons and then answer the enquiry questions.

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Quiz:

Explore the enquiry

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When was SALT 1 signed?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the joint US-Soviet space mission?

2/5

Q3.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during detente?

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Q4.Who was elected US president in 1980?

4/5

Q5.What does detente mean?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Explore the enquiry

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When was SALT 1 signed?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the joint US-Soviet space mission?

2/5

Q3.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during detente?

3/5

Q4.Who was elected US president in 1980?

4/5

Q5.What does detente mean?

5/5

Lesson summary: Explore the Enquiry: To what extent were tensions reduced between 1970 and 1985?

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