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Bundle of 2 - US Presidents - #40 - Reagan & His Election

Bundle of 2 - US Presidents - #40 - Reagan & His Election
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This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentations on the presidency of Ronald Reagan and a summary of issues which led up to his election. Both presentations together number 34 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.

Ronald Reagan was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he served as the 33rd Governor of CA from 1967 to 1975, following a career as an actor and union leader in Hollywood.

President Ronald Reagan helped redefine the purpose of government and pressured the Soviet Union to end the Cold War. He solidified the conservative agenda for decades after his presidency.

Domestically, President Reagan advanced policies that reduced social programs and restrictions on business. Tax cuts were implemented to stimulate the economy. He advocated for increases in military spending, reductions in certain social programs, and measures to deregulate business. By 1983, the nation's economy had begun to recover and entered a 7 year period of prosperity.

Critics charged that his policies had actually increased the deficit and hurt the middle class and poor. In 1981, Reagan made history by appointing Sandra Day O'Connor as the first woman to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The most pressing foreign policy issue of Ronald Reagan's first term was the Cold War. Dubbing the Soviet Union "the evil empire," Reagan embarked on a massive build-up of U.S. weapons and troops. He implemented the "Reagan Doctrine," which provided aid to anti-communist movements in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Power point #1 is entitled, US Presidents - #40 - Ronald Reagan and contains 21 slides and covers the following:

Background Summaries
Synopsis
Early Years
Education
Meeting Nancy
Touring the US
Governorship
Presidential Bids
President Regan
Assassination Attempt
Domestic Agenda
Foreign Affairs(2)
Second Term
Election of 1984
Later Years & Death
End of Presentation

In 1980, President Jimmy Carter was opposed for the Democratic nomination by Senator Edward Kennedy of MA in 10 primaries. But Carter easily won the nomination at the Democratic convention. The party also re-nominated Walter Mondale for vice president. Ronald Reagan, former governor of CA, received the Republican nomination, and his chief challenger, George Bush, became the vice-presidential nominee. In 1972, the Republicans nominated President Richard M. Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew.

In 1984, the Republicans re-nominated Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Former vice president Walter Mondale was the Democratic choice, having turned aside challenges from Senator Gary Hart of CO and the Reverend Jesse Jackson.

Power point #2 is entitled, US Presidential Elections - Election of 1980 & 1984 - Reagan and contains 13 slides and covers the following:

Presidential Elections
ELECTION OF 1980
Candidates
Third party Candidates
Campaign Issues
Reagan Wins Landslide
ELECTION OF 1984
Candidates
Campaign Issues
Reagan Wins Landslide
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....US Presidents.
Total Pages
34 slides
Answer Key
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