Rise to Power:
On March 14, 1990, the Congress of People's Deputies elected Gorbachev to a five-year term as president. He helped end the Cold War.
Style of Government:
Mikhail Gorbachev Ruled, he ruled with a Communist governing style.
Gorbachev Had the 1st meeting about his new policy Glasnost in November 1985
On March 2, 1981 Gorbachev also brought about massive economic, social, and political changes and helped bring an end to both the Soviet Union and the Cold War.
He reshuffled the national security leadership, bringing younger and less doctrinaire officials to key positions and giving himself more personal control over decision-making
In Geneva, Switzerland in November 1985 Gorbachev the first meeting about the Neutral Turf (a meeting that talked about beginning to forge a relationship that would not only improve U.S.-Soviet relations but would turn out to be the beginning of the end of Soviet domination of Eastern Europe and ultimately of the Soviet Union itself.)
Mikhail Gorbachev is best known for helping end the Cold War.
Mikhail Gorbachev Made a Policy called glasnost and a major cultural thaw took place and freedoms of expression and of information were significantly expanded.
Why is my leader important?
My leader is important because he helped stop the cold war. If he wouldn't have helped stop the coldwar then who would? My leader is also important because He helped expand Freedom of Expression. He has did many thing for us to have a freedom of expression.