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April 25, 2011 Ronald Reagan: Revolution/Regress Revolutions Why revolution? 1970s: stagflation OPEC 1973 Organization Petroleum exporting companies fuel became more expensive big cars in the 70s gas guzzlers “Energy crisis” Iran Hostage Crisis 1979 Leader named Shah Carter gave Shah sanctuary, Iranian students took 66 citizens hostage in protest Brought back memories of Vietnam Syndrome. Detente (no doing much to contain communism) not being super power destined to be Carter Crisis Speech ask Americans to sacrifice in New era of scarcity in 1970s Regan 1980: says “ARE you better off than you were 4 years ago? Who are his big supporters? Wealthy/business-Old Right Fundamentalism/ evangelicalism Protestant/Catholic-New Right Roe v Wade(abortion) Family values: straight white protestant->role of men and women busing: intervention of federal government on local affairs 1979: moral majority jerry falwell
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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