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Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
Reagan presidency student version
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  • Approximately how many people were employed in manufacturing in 1951?Approximately how many people were employed in professional and business services in 1951?Approximately how many people were employed in manufacturing in 1972?Approximately how many people were employed in professional and business services in 1972?Approximately how many people were employed in manufacturing in 1990?Approximately how many people were employed in professional and business services in 1990?Approximately how many people were employed in manufacturing in 2007?Approximately how many people were employed in professional and business services in 2007?Didthe overall trend for manufacturing employment increase, decrease or stay the same between 1951 and 2007?Approximately, what was the difference in manufacturing employment between 1951 and 2007?Did the overall trend for professional and business employment increase, decrease or stay the same between 1951 and 2007?Approximately, what was the difference in professional and business employment between 1951 and 2007?
  • Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)..  2005. Image.25 May 2010. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.
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    • 1. RonaldReagan andthe ReaganRevolutionEssential Questions:What effect does a changingeconomy have on Americansociety?What is the proper role ofgovernment in people’s lives?To what extent has Americalived up to its foundingideals?How did the end of the ColdWar alter the United States’security and position in theworld?• America’s ChangingEconomy Graphing Activity• Reaganomics decision• Conservative vs. Liberalviews of the ReaganAdministration• Iran-Contra decision
    • 2. America’s ChangingEconomy Graphing ActivityDifferent Types of IndustriesEmployment by Industry graphMain sectors of the economyEmployment by Industry in the U.S. graph
    • 3. Different Types of Industries Services Considered whitecollar Some jobs require ahigh level of formaleducation Agricultural Considered bluecollar Create productsbased on a farm Little formaleducation needed Manufacturing Considered blue collar Create products byhand or with machines Little formal educationneeded Mining Considered blue collar Remove mineral fromthe ground Little formal educationneeded
    • 4. Write the following statementsin your notes. Between 1910 and 2010, these industriessaw a decline Between 1910 and 2010, this industry sawan increase
    • 5. Main sectors of the economyManufacturing Considered bluecollar Create productsby hand or withmachines Little formaleducation neededProfessional andBusiness Services Considered whitecollar Provides services ortransacts businessoperations Formal educationusually required
    • 6. Write the following statementsin your notes. Between 1951 and 2007, the overall trend formanufacturing employment (increase, decrease or stay the same) The difference in manufacturing employmentbetween 1951 and 2007 was Between 1951 and 2007, the overall trend forprofessional and business employment (increase, decrease or stay the same) The difference in professional and businessemployment between 1951 and 2007?
    • 7. ReaganomicsEssential Questions:What effect does a changing economy have on Americansociety?What is the proper role of government in people’s lives?To what extent has America lived up to its founding ideals?
    • 8. DirectionsPaper Option1. Read the handoutand decide what youwill do in each of thefive areas.2. Fill out handout 2 anddecide what you willdo about federalspending. If you are cutting thebudget, decide wherethe money will comefrom.3. Discussion on thebudgetDigital Option1. Reagan Decision2. Fill out handout 2 anddecide what you willdo about federalspending.3. If you are cutting thebudget, decide wherethe money will comefrom.4. Discussion on thebudget
    • 9. Discussion Reduce Federal Spending Would you cut the federal budget? Which programs would you cut and why? Lower income-tax rates for individual and businesses Would you lower income-tax rates for individual andbusinesses? How would this help with the economy? Decrease government regulation of business Would you decrease government regulation of business? How would this help with the economy? Fight inflation by keeping interest rates high Would you fight inflation by keeping interest rates high? How would this help with the economy? Balance the federal budget Would you balance the federal budget? How would this help with the economy?
    • 10. Read the Reaganomics handoutand answer these questions. Essential Question: What is the proper role ofgovernment in people’s lives? 1. Did the economy under Reagan improve? Usetwo examples from the text to support your answer. 2. According to the article, why did Regan believecutting taxes would improve the economy? Explainat least two reasons in your own words. 3. Which action taken by Reagan had the greatestimpact on the economy? Use a specific exampleto support your response? 4. Explain why Reagonomics is a good title for thisarticle. Give two reasons to support your response.
    • 11. The Conservative(Reagan) Revolution Response to overgrowngovernment entitlementprograms $300 billion annually Goals of conservativemovement Shrink the size of thefederal government andreduce spending Promote family valuesand patriotic ideals Stimulate business byreducing governmentregulations and loweringtaxes Strengthen nationaldefense
    • 12. Notes/Outcomes forReaganomicsGovernment Spending PoliciesTax CutsReduction of RegulationsInterest RatesBalanced Budget

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