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Unformatted text preview: Period 9 ( Part ! ) The Reagan Revolution and The End of the Cold War The Rise of Conservatism and Ronald Reagan F . The New Republican Party . Reagan and the Emergence of the New Right - Former movie star, turned to politics - Based on personal experience as head of the screen Actors Guild ( 1947 - 1952 ), he found he disliked the hardline tactics and goals of communist union organizers, so he became a militant anti-communist and a conservative - Became well -Known Spokesperson for the General Electric Corporation - Became a Repaidican, californian politician speaking for conservative causes and candidates ( early 1960s ) - His speech " A Time. for choosing" first delivered in 1964 and again and again throughat the mid 1960s , delivered Rep to national prominence. He delivered the speech to the Periodican convention on national television to show his sugpart of the presidential nomination of conservative Barry Goldwater - Became gonemac of california in 1968 and again in 1972 - Became popular for his rhetoric supporting limited gout . low taxation , and law and order - Did not win Republican presidential nomibartle in 1976 but was made the party's candidate in 1980 . Liberal decline and Conservative Resurgence - Opposition to the Democratic Party and its liberal agenda began due to a stagnating economy, failed warin vietnam, African American riots , a judiciary that legalized abortion and enterled school lousing and an expanded federal regulatory state - Inthe mid - 1970s, conservatism began to gain more support and popularity. In the south, whites who were...
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