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Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan Draws His Hometown and Birthplace The only diagram of a President's hometown in his hand we have ever seen reach the market The only diagram of a President's hometown in his hand we have ever seen reach the market
1980. Ronald Reagan was a transformational president, and that transformation began on January 20, 1981, the day he was inaugurated as President of the United States. In foreign affairs, his leadership led to the successful resolution of the decades-old Cold War. As the Soviet Union disappeared into the mists of history, Reagan noted that democracy had prevailed in its long "battle of values" with collectivism. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wrote that Reagan had "achieved the most difficult of all political tasks: changing attitudes and perceptions about what is possible. From the strong fortress of his convictions, he set out to enlarge freedom the world over at a time when freedom was in retreat--and he succeeded."In domestic affairs, his presidency brought an end to the New Deal policies of government programs to fix social ills. His "small government" philosophy triumphed, reducing the role of government in all spheres. He reduced taxes, making the top income tax rate, which was 70% when he took office, 28% when he left. He got skyrocketing interest rates in check and kept them there, which led to a record period of peacetime economic growth.Reagan also left a monumental political legacy. After he was reelected in a 49-state landslide in 1984, it became clear that Democrats would be unlikely to return to the White House under a traditional liberal banner. This paved the way for "centrist" capture of the Democratic Party, which remains in place today. He had an even greater impact within his own party. He made the Republican Party a conservative one, and set … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Raab Collection [United States]
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