Although the USSR collapsed in 1991, the Cold War was already ending by the late 1980s and officially ended in 1990, so the collapse of the USSR was not a cause of the end of the Cold War. The Soviet Union collapsed from within itself, so US policy affected the US much more than the USSR. In what ways did the reduction of and finally end of the Cold War affect the US society, government, and foreign policy, by the late 1980s into the early 1990s? In what ways did the Reagan and Bush presidencies illustrate Cold War fears and then relaxation by the last years of the 1980s?
A minimum of three paragraphs (each paragraph should be a minimum of 5 sentences), with analysis of the questions in each discussion and have 2 references in APA format