McAuley World History Ch. 21

Boris Yeltsin
president of the Russian Republic at the time of the disintegration of the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev B
Soviet leader who established the congress of People's Deputies
Ronald Reagan
president who called the Soviet Union an "evil empire"
Gerald Ford
U.S. president after Nixon resigned
Vaclav Havel
writer who helped bring down the Czech Communist government
Pierre Trudeau
Canadian prime minister who passed the Official Language Act
Ayatollah Khomeini
leader of Iran when 52 Americans were held hostage there
Francois Mitterrand
nationalized major French banks and industries
Lech Walesa
founder of the polish National Trade Union Solidarity
Richard Nixon
resigned from office to avoid impeachment
Mikhail Gorbachev
soviet leader who initiated perestroika
Jimmy Carter
canceled U.S. participation in the 1980 Summer Olympic Games
Vladimir Putin
Russian president who succeeded Boris Yeltsin
Bill Clinton
U.S. president who supported NATO attacks against Serbia
Willy Brandt
West German chancellor who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971
Helmut Kohl
chancellor of West Germany during the reunification of East and West Germany
Erich Honecker
East German leader against whose regime began the demonstrations that ended in the fall of the Berlin Wall
Leonid Brezhnev
soviet leader who supported intervention if communism was threatened
Nicolae Ceausescu
oppressive communist leader of Romain who was deposed in 1989
Slobodan Milosevic
Serbian leader who initiated a policy of ethnic cleansing against Bosnian muslims