Nixon's Foreign Policy Q & A
Read pages 701 - 703 (History Alive) and answer questions on your own notebook paper:
- According to the text, what does Nixon want to do about the "endless conflict" with Super Powers?
- According to the text, what is "Realpolitik"?
- What is the Nixon Doctrine? How does the Nixon doctrine represent realpolitik?
- How does Vietnamization and the U.S. support of the Persian Gulf represent the Nixon Doctrine?
- How does the Nixon doctrine backfire in 1973?
- According to the text, what is "detente"? How does Nixon use detente to improve relations with China? What does he accomplish?
- How does detente improve relations with the Soviet Union? What does Nixon accomplish?