Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan Analysis

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Ronald Reagan Analysis Paper HIS/145 January / 2014 Ronald Reagan was born in 1911 and died in 2004 the former president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 was also the governor of California from 1967 to 1975. Many people have mixed feelings of Ronald Reagan. Some did not like that Reagan was an actor before he became president of the United States. Attempted assassination In 1981 President Ronald Reagan survived an assassination attempt. The time was estimated around 2:25 p.m. The day was March 30, 1981. The shooter was a 25 year old male by the name of John Hinckley Jr. Ronald Reagan was shot the round punctured his lung; three others were also injured during the shooting. Ronald Reagan had just finished giving a…show more content…
As seen on the movie Lord of War starring Nicholas Cage, the Soviet Union after the cold war did sell many of its weapons. Ronald Reagan was given much of the credit for the collapse of the Soviet Union. Reagan did play a major role and did come up with many of the ideas however without the people being able to do the task at hand many of Reagans plans would never have worked. It can be argued that without Ronald Reagan the people would not have been pushed to make the technology leap that they did. Overrated An argument that can be made in many directions, Ronald Reagan was a very good president and he does deserve much of the credit that he is given. Matter of opinion most people are overrated if they have to count on others to make their dreams and or goals achievable. Ronald Reagan did many great things but if not for many smart people to make them not sure how things would have been different today but main thought is the military. The military saw many improvements in technology under Reagan, at the same time Reagan was not in charge of designing new tanks or air craft other people were. Reagan did not have much to do with the hostages being released the people were not intimidated by Ronald Reagan to the point of giving up. They released the hostages because Carter was no longer in office. The people were mad at Carter for giving cancer treatment to their
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