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We will… You will be able to… Identify key events that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Today in class… Language Social Studies Define: Perestroika, Glastnost Read an article about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Explain how Reagan’s speech at the Berlin Wall was the spark to the end of the Cold War. Describe how the Berlin Wall fell down. Describe the collapse of the Soviet Union and the leaders that were involved. Next Time/Soon: SOL Packet # 4; CW Packet; CW Vocabulary; Cold War Test
Perestroika “Restructuring” – Soviet policy to allow more local control to help the economy (ex: get food and goods into the stores)
Glasnost Glasnost “Openness” – Soviet policy of open discussion about political and social issues
June 1987: President Reagan’s speech YouTube - Reagan - Tear Down This Wall
YouTube - Nov. 10, 1989: Celebration at the Berlin WallYouTube - Nov. 10, 1989: Celebration at the Berlin Wall November 1989: Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall 1.Who gave the speech asking Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall? 2.How did Ronald Reagan describe the Soviet Union? 3.When did the Berlin Wall fall?
1985-1991 http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/perestroika- and-glasnost Awful Soviet Economy Warsaw Pact countries tired of Soviet control People wanted what the West had
The Fall of the Soviet Union 1.What leaders of the Soviet Union are listed in the reading? 2.What country was the first to declare its independence from the Soviet Union? 3.When did the Soviet Union finally dissolve?
Cold War Movie The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union - Chapter 4: Mikhail Gorbachev Inspires Change
Things to Do 1.Cold War Terms review – turn in at the end of the block! 2.Complete your Unit 9 Vocabulary – due next block 3.Study Guide for Unit 9 test - Cold War TEST NEXT BLOCK!