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Conservatives

  1. 1. Conservatives By : Jack Luce, Pat Heffernan, Matt McGivern, Chris Whitt, and Sam Krawczyk
  2. 2. Barry Goldwater <ul><li>Got his start as a Senator representing Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Many TV campaigns made Goldwater look unappealing to voters </li></ul><ul><li>Served 5 terms in office as Senator </li></ul><ul><li>Ran for president in 1964 but was defeated by Lynden Johnson </li></ul>January 2nd, 1909 – May 29th, 1998
  3. 3. Ronald Reagan <ul><li>Ceremonial induction taken place on West side of Capitol </li></ul><ul><li>Held a career in acting before his political ways </li></ul><ul><li>Ran for governor of California in 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>Became president at the age of 69 in 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>Attempted assassination on March 30th, 1981 by John Hinckley Jr </li></ul>February 6th, 1911 – June 5th, 2004
  4. 4. The Moral Majority Founded in 1979 by Jerry Falwell [above] and Thomas Rhode <ul><ul><li>Stand for good education for voters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Falwell is said to be the father of religious rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage everybody to vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally called Christian Voices but followers convinced Falwell to start the Moral Majority </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Christian Coalition of America <ul><li>One of the largest and most active Conservative grass-root political organizations in America today </li></ul><ul><li>Offers people of faith a vehicle to be actively involved in their government </li></ul><ul><li>Committed to representing the “pro-family agenda” </li></ul>Founded in 1989
  6. 6. Calvin Coolidge <ul><li>30 th President of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>29 th Vice President </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to change the size of government </li></ul><ul><li>1923-1929 presidency </li></ul><ul><li>Took over when Harding died </li></ul><ul><li>Made a treaty with the European countries </li></ul>July 4th, 1872 – January 5th, 1933
  7. 7. Newt Gingrich <ul><li>Currently running for president </li></ul><ul><li>Cut taxes and took power out of Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Published 9 books </li></ul><ul><li>Well-known Republican public speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Saved Medicare from bankruptcy </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded highest non-medical award by American Diabetes Association </li></ul>June 17th, 1943 -
  8. 8. Henry Cabot Lodge <ul><li>Was a US Senator from March 4, 1893-November 9th, 1924 </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed the bill for banning alcohol use for minors </li></ul><ul><li>Pushed for a better navy ; believed in a strong environment </li></ul><ul><li>President pro tempore of US Senate </li></ul>May 12th, 1850 – November 9th, 1924
  9. 9. Rush Limbaugh <ul><li>Highest paid radio talk show host </li></ul><ul><li>Put into Radio Hall of Fame in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Greatest radio talk show host of all time” </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested for prescription drug fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks opposers of the Iraq war are “phony soldiers” </li></ul>January 12th, 1951 -
  10. 10. Alexander Hamilton <ul><li>Leader of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 </li></ul><ul><li>Artillery captain in Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>Aid for General Washington </li></ul><ul><li>First Secretary of Treasury </li></ul><ul><li>One of the creators of the Federalist Party </li></ul>January 11th, 1755 – July 12th, 1804
  11. 11. Herbert Hoover <ul><li>Son of a blacksmith </li></ul><ul><li>Abandoned by mother and adopted by uncle </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Stanford in 1895 </li></ul><ul><li>Mining engineer for 22 years </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to China with wife to be a head engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Killed by James Monroe in a duel </li></ul>August 10th, 1874 – October 20th, 1964
  12. 12. Thanks for watching!

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