ch_33 - QUIT 33 The Conservative Tide CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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33 The Conservative Tide QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION A Conservative Movement Emerges 1 SECTION Conservative Policies Under Reagan and Bush 2 SECTION Social Concerns of the 1980s 3 SECTION Foreign Policy After the Cold War 4 MAP GRAPH
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33 The Conservative Tide HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand the political and social events of the 1980s and early 1990s
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33 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T What campaign slogan will you create? Examine the Issues It is the autumn of 1980. You are a campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate, Ronald Reagan, former film star and past governor of California. Reagan must defeat President Jimmy Carter, who has lost support. Carter has failed to bring home the hostages in Iran and to revive the economy. Reagan, an optimist, pledges to do both. He also plans to cut taxes and cut back on government programs. • What issues are important? • What qualities in your candidate will win support? HOME • How can you present Reagan as a winner? The Conservative Tide
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33 The United States The World 1981 Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court. 1984 President Reagan is reelected. 1984 South African Bishop Desmond Tutu receives the Nobel Peace Prize. 1980 Ronald Reagan is elected president. 1980 Zimbabwe claims independence. TIME LINE HOME 1985 The Soviet Union suffers a disastrous accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. 1986 Iran arms deal is revealed. continued . . . The Conservative Tide 1982 Great Britain and Argentina go to war over the Falkland Islands. 1982 Equal Rights Amendment fails to win ratification.
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33 The United States The World 1988 George Bush is elected president. Reverend Jesse Jackson runs for the Democratic presidential nomination. 1989 The Chinese government kills student protesters in Tiananmen Square. Germans dismantle the Berlin Wall. TIME LINE HOME 1991 Persian Gulf War breaks out. 1991 Soviet Union breaks apart. 1987 President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The Conservative Tide
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1 A Conservative Movement Emerges The new conservatism begins with the defeat of Barry Goldwater in 1964 and triumphs with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME
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1 A Conservative Movement Emerges OVERVIEW Conservatism reached a high point with the election in 1980 of President Ronald Reagan and Vice- President George Bush. In the early 21st century, conservative views strongly influenced both major political parties. MAIN IDEA
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_33 - QUIT 33 The Conservative Tide CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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