Essays Tagged: "Reagan"


LeadershipWhen Ronald Reagan said, 'What I'd really like to do is go down inhistory as the President who made Americans be ... r be aleader. A leader must know how to speak so his ideas are understood inthe correct way. Ronald Reagan very own nickname was 'The GreatCommunicator.' The examples that prove his nickname true are ... o the status quo. What good isa leader who is afraid of change? Despite economic setbacks, PresidentReagan reduced government spending tremendously, and cut back on businessregulations to strengthen t ...

(2 pages) 396 2 3.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


e bone marrow (where blood cells are made), the spleen, and the lymph nodes are extremely weakened (Reagan 90). The classification of leukemia is based on what organ it is attacking. Leukemia can be i ... years old, and at least 4 million people now living are expected to die from these forms of cancer (Reagan 1)." Over half of every type of leukemia occurs in people over the age of 60. Even though so ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Carter Takes on an Economic Nightmare

The way Mr. Carter handledthese things were indeed the reason he was beaten out of office in 1980 byReagan and Bush.Many of the domestic problems were ignored by Carter at first, because afocus on for ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Thomas P. O'Neill

weather beaten face symbolizes a political force of five decades, from Roosevelt's new deal to the Reagan retrenchment. He was the last democratic leader of the old school and 'the longest-serving sp ... e (he once voted to put money into an appropriations bill to study knock knees).' (Gelzinas 6) When Reagan came into office in 1980 big government began to feel the pinch and O'Neill's big hearted lib ...

(7 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Events of the 1980's

gate the nation was ready to move ahead. Here was the oldest man ever to serve as president, Ronald Reagan was in his 70'a yet this boyish grin and rugged good looks still projected the youthful vigor ... f his days in Hollywood (Time Life Book Editors, 1999).Good luck as well as charisma helped sustain Reagan's popularity. Reaganomics was largely responsible for touching off the biggest bull market in ...

(9 pages) 248 1 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Foreign/Domestic Policy

1). The United States rose to being the most powerful military supremacy nation in the world due to Reagan and Bush's destruction of the Cold War, bridging the 80's into the new 90's. George Bush's CI ... use any economic, political, or military force necessary to uphold the new global system. After the Reagan legacy, President Bill Clinton created the "New Democrats," which, "sought to replace the par ...

(7 pages) 194 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Farley Mowat.

ever he refuses to travel in the United States due to his political views and this began during the Reagan administration.

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Attacking the Economy, republicans.

mple reason that the economy had faltered. Now whether it was his policies that hurt the economy or Reagan's late 80's deficit reductions that had just taken effect does not matter. The President who ... st for an example, the 1990-92 recession that did your father in followed the deficit reductions by Reagan in 1987-89 . I think the statistics on the attached page should strongly urge you to continue ...

(5 pages) 125 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

All-American Boy

selves, and those who assume that other people are good and decent unless proven otherwise." Ronald Reagan was one of those people who assumed that other people are good and decent until otherwise pro ... ple are good and decent until otherwise proven. However if a person was to ask another about Ronald Reagan they would give you another answer more than likely. Some would say that he was an actor and ...

(16 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Moral Guidance/Eradicating Teen Drug Abuse.

al, the truth is that tough approaches to the problem have proven to be very successful. The Nixon, Reagan and Bush administrations are direct examples of this.When Richard Nixon began his first term, ... rong moral leadership, by 1979 half of all teenagers were experimenting with the drug. Fortunately, Reagan was elected at this crucial time, and was succeeded by George Bush, who both strongly support ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

King Lear

r is powerful and harsh.He decides he doesn't want to be king anymore, and so he asks hisdaughters, Reagan, Goneril, and Cordelia to tell him how much theylove him. He does this so he may give them a ... r father how much she adores him andwould never disrespect him, this is a lie. Next, is the daughterReagan, she does the same as her sister and lies to the king sayingthat she loves him with all of he ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Consequences of Reaganomics

The theory behind Reaganomics was sound, but when applied in real life its consequences are still present more than te ... ts consequences are still present more than ten years after the fact. The tax cuts applied early in Reagan's first term cemented the ideology for what the next eight years of his reign would uphold. T ... overy Tax Act would cut taxes roughly twenty five percent over a three-year period. The ideology of Reagan's administration quickly received supporters of what he was doing. Entailed in these tax cuts ...

(2 pages) 79 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is my final exam for sociology of poverty...I recieved an A in the course and this paper was 50% of my final grade.

1. Critically discuss how the New Racial Politics and Social Policy in the Nixon years (1970's) and Reagan and Bush years (1980) affected women and people of color. Also, discuss the factors that set ... uthern Strategy," and the Republicans have been using it ever since. Nixon pioneered it, and Ronald Reagan perfected it, using phrases like "racial quotas" and "welfare queens" to convince white Ameri ...

(62 pages) 1585 3 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Are 3rd Parties doomed to failure?

race in Spring 2000 claiming that his economic policies could solve the deficit problem created by Reagan and Bush. He was way ahead in the polls at first and this caused the Democrat Party to adopt ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Battles of the Sandinistas and how US involvement helped neither side.

Did Anyone Win the War in Nicaragua?Why was it that during Reagan's years as president he spent to much time, money and effort in Nicaragua, when the only thin ... shall remain in power long, and ever-how-large our pockets will swell.The propaganda used by Ronald Reagan in the early 80's was unlike US citizens have ever seen. Reagan and his state department depi ... citizens and workers as suppressed, humans, working as part of a force labor scheme without pay. To Reagan's credit, not only was it hard for people in the US to see or think differently about the sit ...

(13 pages) 58 2 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

International trade and the process of globalisation

erty and inequality.Chapter 1: Trade theory and the emergence of trade barriersWith the election of Reagan (U.S.) and Thatcher (U.K.) in the 1980s, a new economic view emerged. Milton Friedman and Fri ...

(11 pages) 262 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Tony Kushner, "Angels in America" Analysis!

g for Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America". In Kushner's play it was at time of gay revelation. Reagan's reforms and policies gave homosexual people the power and courage to be more open sexually. ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Book Report: Noonan, Peggy. "When Character Was King". New York: Penguin Books, 2001. (Following Guidelines assigned by teacher)

York University. In 1984, Noonan was recruited to the become special assistant to President Ronald Reagan. It was there that Noonan became acquainted with Reagan along with many of the people she quo ... d TIME.Noonan's biography, When Character Was King, provides a very elaborate description of Ronald Reagan's life and career. In it, Noonan states that Reagan was born in 1911 into a very poor family ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Presidential Campaign ads of 1968, 1984 and 1996: The Evolution of Campaigns

m Social Security, Medicare and family values. In the 1984 campaign the primary focus was to attack Reagan's deficit spending. In 1996 the democratic campaign no longer emphasized issues, instead they ... f the presidential candidate but nearly all the ads concentrate on one issue, and that is attacking Reagan's deficit spending. It is in the 1984 election campaign where we see music is introduced and ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Iran-contra affair

regarded with hostility. The United States was then left with the question of what to do next. The Reagan administration saw the Sandinistas not as nationalists, but as representatives of a communist ... lation titled the Boland amendment. ("Iran-Contra Affair") This is where the deception started. The Reagan administration knew that if their aid to the Contras stopped, it would mean the end of the Co ...

(6 pages) 40 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science