Sunday, May 8, 2016

Ameliorate Detente

Directions: Grammatically correct the sentence(s) below, in red. There are FIVE missing commas and once missing COLON ( : ).

During the Cold War President Richard Nixon engaged in Detente or lessening of tensions with Cold War enemies in three specific ways he opened relations with Communist China signed the SALT Treaty with Russia and ended the Vietnam War.


Suggested Correction: 
During the Cold War, President Richard Nixon engaged in Detente, or lessening of tensions, with Cold War enemies in three specific ways: he opened relations with Communist China, signed the SALT Treaty with Russia, and ended the Vietnam War.


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