The Growth of Solidarity
Using the last 10 minutes from the Cold War episode 'Freeze', your text book and the additional handout answer the following questions.
1/ What impact did the election of Pope John Paul II in 1978 have on Poland?
2/ How and why did the Solidarity movement grow so quickly in Poland?
3/ Who was Lech Walesa and why was he important?
4/ How did the USSR pressure the Polish government into acting?
5/ How did Jarulzelski react to try and crush Solidarity?