Jael Teora Modern US History Mr Gibbs 41316 Mr Reagan turned everything around

Jael teora modern us history mr gibbs 41316 mr reagan

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Jael Teora Modern U.S. History Mr. Gibbs 4/13/16 Mr. Reagan turned everything around. Working with Mr. Reagan’s clear and compelling overview, his team designed a complex strategy of defeating the Soviets. As the renowned Chinese strategist Sun Tzu taught, he won the Cold War (which can be compared to World War III) without firing a shot — a great strategic feat. A man of vision compassion and courage, he is missed by hundreds of millions. Ronald Reagan won the Republican Presidential nomination in 1980 and chose as his running mate former Texas Congressman and United Nations Ambassador George Bush. Voters troubled by inflation and by the year-long confinement of Americans in Iran swept the Republican ticket into office. Reagan won 489 electoral votes to 49 for President Jimmy Carter. What made Reagan so special, and it is often overlooked, is that he was a whole man. He put God above all else. As a natural consequence of the importance of God in his personal life was his belief in the divine purpose of marriage and family. As a result, he was a man with a genuine love of life. Images of a happy man whose life was not just politics. It is in large part – what a full life should be. And so God, family, the brotherhood of man, the joy of living — all of these values together made Reagan. But Reagan was a man of many gifts, and it was not his gifts alone that made him great. What made him great was his certainty of moral purpose and absolute fearlessness in defending without equivocation what he knew was right. When Reagan left office in 1988, he thanked each and every member of the “Reagan Revolution” with these words: “We’ve done our part. And as I walk into the city streets, a final word to the men and women of the Reagan Revolution, the men and women across America who for eight years did the work that brought America back. My friends: We did it. We weren’t just marking time. We made a difference. We made a city stronger. We made a city freer, and we left her in good hands. All in all, not bad … not bad at all.” handing the presidency over to his favored successor, Vice President George H. W.
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