Notes to Review
Chapter 25 Section 1 Notes
Conservatism and Ronald Reagan
• Describe the differences between liberal and
conservative viewpoints.
• Analyze the reasons behind the rise of
conservat...
Terms and People
• liberal –
• conservative –
• New Right –
Terms and People (continued)
• unfunded mandate –
• Moral Majority −
• Ronald Reagan −
After losing the 1964 election in a landslide, conservatives
built an organization that vigorously promoted their goals an...
The major political parties in the United
States in the late 20th century were the
Democrats and the Republicans.
Liberal viewpoint
1
2
Conservative viewpoint
1.
2.
1
2.
3.
Liberals and conservatives
differed over social and
political issues.
A resurgent conservative
movement called the
_____________________
emerged, made up
largely of Republicans.1.
2,
In the 19...
Conservatives argued that the government
taxed too heavily and complained about
unfunded mandates.
They also thought that ...
The Moral Majority, a political
organization formed by Rev.
Jerry Falwell, worked to fulfill
religious goals.
It backed___...
•Republicans also benefited from population trends.
The Democratic stronghold in northern cities weakened.
After Democrats...
The 1980 Republican presidential
nominee,
Ronald Reagan, asked:
Are you better off
today than you
were four years
ago?
Mos...
The race for the
presidency in 1980
was close.
Reagan tipped the
balance in his favor
during the one
and only televised
de...
In 1980, the conservatives were back.
Ronald Reagan won the presidency with _______ percent
of the popular vote.
The Repub...
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Chapter 25 sect 1 notes to review

  1. 1. Notes to Review
  2. 2. Chapter 25 Section 1 Notes
  3. 3. Conservatism and Ronald Reagan
  4. 4. • Describe the differences between liberal and conservative viewpoints. • Analyze the reasons behind the rise of conservatism in the early 1980s. • Explain why Ronald Reagan won the presidency in 1980. Objectives
  5. 5. Terms and People • liberal – • conservative – • New Right –
  6. 6. Terms and People (continued) • unfunded mandate – • Moral Majority − • Ronald Reagan −
  7. 7. After losing the 1964 election in a landslide, conservatives built an organization that vigorously promoted their goals and values. In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President; the modern conservative movement he spearheaded deeply affected the nation’s policies for decades. What spurred the rise of conservatism in the late 1970s and early 1980s?
  8. 8. The major political parties in the United States in the late 20th century were the Democrats and the Republicans.
  9. 9. Liberal viewpoint 1 2
  10. 10. Conservative viewpoint 1. 2.
  11. 11. 1 2. 3. Liberals and conservatives differed over social and political issues.
  12. 12. A resurgent conservative movement called the _____________________ emerged, made up largely of Republicans.1. 2, In the 1960s and 1970s, differences between the Republican and Democratic parties grew. Liberal Democratic policies were strongly criticized. The Democratic Party unraveled in part because of • the Iran hostage crisis • https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=A8bC1DEYbI4 • the oil crisis of the 1970s • https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=VCLRlVxOH-Q Public faith in the federal government was weakened
  13. 13. Conservatives argued that the government taxed too heavily and complained about unfunded mandates. They also thought that President Johnson’s promise of a Great Society _______________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________
  14. 14. The Moral Majority, a political organization formed by Rev. Jerry Falwell, worked to fulfill religious goals. It backed_________________. Religious groups began to actively support the conservative movement.
  15. 15. •Republicans also benefited from population trends. The Democratic stronghold in northern cities weakened. After Democrats championed civil rights legislation in the 1960s, _________________ _____________________________________
  16. 16. The 1980 Republican presidential nominee, Ronald Reagan, asked: Are you better off today than you were four years ago? Most people said, “No.”
  17. 17. The race for the presidency in 1980 was close. Reagan tipped the balance in his favor during the one and only televised debate against Democratic incumbent Jimmy Carter.
  18. 18. In 1980, the conservatives were back. Ronald Reagan won the presidency with _______ percent of the popular vote. The Republicans achieved a majority in the Senate for the first time in 25 years.

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