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Reagan’s Economics Reagan’s Economics Charlotte Adams April 7, 2011 HIS 135 Paul Sunderman
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Reagan’s Economics Conservatism: A political philosophy based on tradition and social stability, stressing established institutions, and preferring gradual development to abrupt change; specifically: such a philosophy calling for lower taxes, limited government regulation of business and investing, strong national defense, and individual financial responsibility for personal needs ( Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, 2011). President Ronald W. Reagan was a reference book-worthy example of conservative politics (conservatism). Reagan was extremely religious, and pushed for prayer in schools and anti-abortion laws. He believed in a strong military to defend the country, and in people working towards their own economic growth. A staunch conservative republican, his four main goals during his two terms as President in the 1980s were reducing government spending, cutting back taxes, reducing regulation, and diminishing inflation (Davidson, et al, 2005). President Reagan was both successful and unsuccessful in stimulating the economy. Jobs
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