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