Unformatted text preview: would continue. Reaganomics is widely thought of as a very controversial topic. Republicans assumed the goals that were set out were going to be accomplished. They did not seem like very high goals at the time to them. Democrats, on the other hand, thought the policies were ridiculous and that there was no way Reagan was going to be able to accomplish them. The Democrats were right; Reagan did not accomplish everything he wanted to. But, the Republicans were right also. He did make great strides toward a better economic future for America and did improve the economy overall. Just over a month after Ronald Reagan announced his economic plan to America, an attempted assassination of him nearly took his life. The incident brought the plan to an abrupt halt. A month after being hit by a ricocheting bullet, he made a televised request to Congress, asking them to accept his economic plan. Congress approved his plan a few months later....
View Full Document
- Spring '11
- Economics, President of the United States, George H. W. Bush