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    impact as Ronald Reagan. The 40th president of the United States‚ Reagan shot from a former Hollywood actor to become arguably one of the greatest politicians of all time. In a time where tensions were possibly never higher between the Soviets and the United States‚ Reagan was a calming force that provided stability to a world that was severely lacking. Reagan lived a long‚ and extremely prosperous life‚ and is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents of all time. Ronald Wilson Reagan

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    Whitney Davis Mr. Greenlee English II January 28 2013 President Ronald Reagan Most of the world knows Ronald Reagan as the 40th President of the United States of America but many do not know how he got to be one of the greatest communicators the world has yet to face. Reagan wasn’t born into politics like most may think but raised as the average person in Dixon‚ Illinois. From the start he was set on being a leader. Ronald Regan opened the eyes of many Americans as he stepped into office with

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    American people elected Ronald Reagan as President of the United States of America. Many people claim that Reagan was one of the greatest presidents of all time‚ while others believe that the country would have been much better off had Reagan never been elected. Regardless of their political preferences‚ it is undeniable that Ronald Reagan changed the world in the 1980s and his work as president will be forever remembered in the countless books of history. Ronald Reagan ran as a Republican and

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    Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6‚ 1911‚ in Tampico‚ Illinois‚ to John Edward "Jack" Reagan and Nellie Wilson Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch‚" saying he looked like "a fat little Dutchman." During Reagan’s early childhood‚ his family lived in multiple towns‚ finally settling in Dixon‚ Illinois‚ in 1920‚ where Jack Reagan opened a shoe store. In 1928‚ Ronald Reagan graduated from Dixon High School‚ where he was an athlete and student body president and performed in school plays

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    President Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan was born on February 6‚ 1911 in Tampico‚ Illinois (Huckshorn 1). He was born in a small apartment above the Pitney General Store (Life Before 1). John Edward Reagan (his father) was a shoe salesman that was an alcoholic. The first time he saw his son he said‚ "For such a little bit of a fat Dutchman‚ he makes a hell of a lot of noise‚ doesn ’t he" (Life Before 1). This led to his nickname‚ "Dutch." Reagan ’s father barely had a grade-school education‚ but

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    Ronald Reagan had a very successful life. He was the 40th president of the United States (1981-1989). He was an actor for 30 years before he became involved with politics and starred in more than 50 movies. Reagan was born on February 6‚ 1911 in Tampico‚ Illinois. Reagan was raised by his traveling shoe salesman father John Reagan‚ and his mother Nelle. John was an alcoholic and was saved from the Great Depression by the Works Progress Administration. Reagan was strongly influenced by his mother

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    Ronald Reagan: Underrated‚ Overrated or Both Erica Boozer HIS/145 April 10‚ 2014 Tee Swan Ronald Reagan: Underrated‚ Overrated or Both Was President Reagan overrated or underrated? This is such a controversial question. Some believe he was overrated while others believe the latter. Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th president of the United States. Reagan was born in Tampico‚ Illinois on February 6‚ 1911. In 1920‚ after living in a series of towns as a child‚ Reagan family settled in Dixon‚ Illinois

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    Reckoning with Reagan: America and its President in the 1980s Michael Schaller Oxford University Press: New York‚ 1992 Ronald Reagan was more than a president. He was a phenomenon. Since he left office in 1989‚ many authors have tried to effectively identify who this man really was. He was an icon to some‚ and an enigma to others. He stood up to the worst economic‚ domestic‚ and international threats of the time and yet‚ took naps in the middle of cabinet meetings. At the height of his popularity

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    Ronald Reagan was a president that no matter who you are or what political party you belong to he was revered. His way of using the power he obtained was unlike any other president past or present. He handled thing in a gentle way‚ but was also one that was not to be messed with. He was a man of many talents and gifts‚ but he could not have imagined that in his lifetime‚ he would change American politics and set a new precedent of how to run the United States. Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in

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    Chelsia Allison God and Ronald Reagan paper April 27‚ 2013 What role did Christianity play in Reagan’s conception of freedom? Ronald Reagan was a man that lived out his faith in every aspect of his life. It’s not that he lived his life just to be “good‚” but Reagan lived his life as a light for Christ. This is exactly what he wanted for America as well. The US was to be a “shining city on a hill‚” as he quoted from scripture quite frequently during his presidency. (91) Reagan felt strongly that this

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