Gorbachev - A New USSR
Use the textbooks, handouts and video clip to answer the following questions
1/ Who was Mikhail Gorbachev and how did he come to power in the USSR?
2/ Explain his two new policies of Glasnost and Perestroika
3/ How might these new policies have affected the Soviet Union and their satellite states?
4/ What impact would the war, and defeat, in Afghanistan have had on the USSR and its satellite states?