February 6, 1911-June 5, 2004
By: Thomas R.
His Early Years
• Born on February 6, 1911
Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois.
He went to Dixon High School where soon
after he went to Eureka College and
studied sociology and economics.
• Three months after being elected president,
he was shot in the chest.
John W. Hinckley Jr. planned out the whole
thing. He wasn’t convicted however. He went
to a hospital for reasons of insanity. Ronald
Reagan made a full recovery.
• President Reagan used deep across-
the-board tax cuts, and market
He asked people to take chances on
things that would make them a
profit. There was a lot of risk but the
risk was worth the reward.
The Fall of the Wall
• The Berlin Wall fell November 9, 1989
ending the separation between
Western and Eastern Germany.
tear down this wall!
Strategic Defense Initiative
• The Strategic Defense Initiative , or Star
Wars, was started to create the
technology to protect the US from the
Soviet missiles, and to create a economic
burden they couldn’t carry.
The Reagan Doctrine
• During the years of the previous four
presidents Americans had slowly
taken a negative feeling about the
country. He sought to change that.
•Ronald Reagan died at the age of 93.
•He served two terms as President of the
•He led us to believe in the people.