Regan vs. Bush

Regan vs. Bush

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Regan and Bush

Ronald Reagan was born on February 6, 1911 and died on June 5, 2004. He was the 40th president of the United States. He was elected to two terms. Ronald Reagan was the 33rd governor of California. He was governor from 1967 to 1975. Reagan was born in Illinois but later moved to Los Angeles in the 1930’s. There he became an actor. He was also the president of the Screen Actors Guild and a spokesperson for General Electric. He became interested in politics while working for GE. At first Reagan was a democrat but he later then switched to a republican. He ran for president of the republican presidential nomination 1968. He lost. Then he ran again in 1976. He lost a second time. Finally when he ran again in 1980 he won.

As president Ronald Reagan put in to affect new political and economic initiatives. His supply side economic policies created “Reaganomics,” it included deregulation and substantial tax cuts started in 1981. In the first term of presidency Reagan survived an attempted assassination. Reagan took a hard line against organized labors and ordered military acts in Grenda. In 1984 Reagan was reelected by a landslide of votes. Reagan’s second term was mainly based on foreign matters that put an end to the Cold War, the bombing of Libya, and the revelation of the Iran-contra affair. Reagan left office in 1989. In 1994 the former president told the public that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and then died of the disease ten years later in 2004.

William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton was born on August 19, 1946. When he was born he was born as William Jefferson Blythe 3rd. He later had his name changed to his stepdad’s last name after his mother remarried. Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States. He served as president from...

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