Crossword Puzzle

Ch 39: The Rise of Conservatism


  1. a disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or recognized by the law (plural). (disabilities)
  2. The intent of this program was to develop a sophisticated anti-ballistic missile system in order to prevent missile attacks from other countries, specifically the Soviet Union. (starwars)
  3. (in the former Soviet Union) the policy or practice of more open consultative government and wider dissemination of information, initiated by leader Mikhail Gorbachev from 1985. (glasnost)
  4. (in the former Soviet Union) the policy or practice of restructuring or reforming the economic and political system. (perestroika)
  5. agreeing with or consenting to a statement or request. (affirmative)
  6. an independent person or body. (independent)


  1. relating to society or its organization (social)
  2. the economic policies of the former US president Ronald Reagan, associated especially with the reduction of taxes and the promotion of unrestricted free-market activity. (reaganomics)
  3. a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters. (recession)
  4. relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces. (military)
  5. a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons, especially between the US and the former Soviet Union during the Cold War. (armsrace)
  6. strategic defense initiative (sdi)
  7. first day of the week (monday)
  8. germanys capital (berlin)
  9. Is it wet? (water)

["reduce", "inf", "roev.wade"]

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