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Reagan

  1. 1. Ronald Reagan
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>He was born in Tampico, Illinois, February 6, 1911. </li></ul><ul><li>Occupation before he became president, he was a news broadcaster for a sports station. </li></ul><ul><li>He was in the Military service during World War II. </li></ul><ul><li>Went to Eureka College. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the captain of his swimming team and participated in track. </li></ul>Family in Illinois Air Force One http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/h14-3.jpg http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/h2.jpg
  3. 3. Quick Facts <ul><li>Ronald Reagan envisioned a smaller government, and a greater United States. </li></ul><ul><li>When Ronald went to school, he had three abilities, he was into sports, drama and politics. </li></ul><ul><li>He played football. </li></ul><ul><li>He played roles in school plays, and was elected president for the student council. </li></ul><ul><li>Was the only US President to be divorced </li></ul><ul><li>Made an appearance in over 50 movies. </li></ul><ul><li>Recovered from a wound I his assassination attempt </li></ul>A Still from Knute Rockne-All American http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/h1.jpg
  4. 4. Overview <ul><li>His Father was an outspoken, and on the other hand he Democratic was ruling on the Republican side. </li></ul><ul><li>He was signed to Warner Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>He was a winner of the Screen Actors Guild Awards. </li></ul><ul><li>He was known as the “Great Communicator” </li></ul><ul><li>His words were reassuring and communicated </li></ul><ul><li>very well with his people. </li></ul><ul><li>Ronald’s secret service name was Rawhide </li></ul>http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/h15a.jpg Reagan at the General Electric Theater
  5. 5. Chances to become President <ul><li>In his first campaign, Reagan promised that he would reduce taxes. </li></ul><ul><li>After being elected president, he failed to deliver with his promise to reduce taxes. </li></ul><ul><li>He also failed to name his part of candidacy and people thought he would not get a nomination. </li></ul><ul><li>Reagan decided to challenge Ford in the Republican party, and in the end Ford prevailed. </li></ul>http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c23805-16.jpg http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c24007-17A.jpg
  6. 6. Early Presidential life <ul><li>He won the nomination as republican in 1980. </li></ul><ul><li>Before being president he was California governor </li></ul><ul><li>January 20, 1981, he took office. Sixty-nine days later he was wounded in an assassination attempt. </li></ul>Inauguration parade Assassination attempt http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c1426-24.jpg http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c49-11.jpg
  7. 7. Major Accomplishments <ul><li>Tax Cuts </li></ul><ul><li>Speech at Berlin War </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully served two terms </li></ul><ul><li>Set an ideal for Republican ideals </li></ul><ul><li>Peace with the U.S.S.R. </li></ul>Speech at the Berlin Wall http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c41247-10.jpg http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/large/c41244-9.jpg
  8. 8. Last Days… <ul><li>Last Day in Office was January 20,1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Died on June 5 in 2004 due to Alzheimer's Disease </li></ul>Last Day as President Memorial http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/photo.html

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