Chapter 16 Section 3
The Great Game- Great Britain and Russian Empire bagan to struggle for control of the region. Russian troops were moving southward, and the Britain's wanted to stop the advance before the troops could threaten their possessions in India. British officers called this the struggle between the two Empires the Great Game.
Nuclear Testing- the test were so close to Semey that citzens could see the mushroom clouds of the above ground explosions. Underground explosions cracked walls in town 50 miles away. It caused 180,000 square mile, exposing over a million people to dangerous levels of radiation.