The Presidents

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The Presidents | 3 Accomplishments/goals | Impact on other countries | Additional comments | Ronald Reagan 1981-1989 | 1. Instituted the strategic Defense initiative in 1983 2. Provided a peaceful end to the cold war 3. Declared the war on drugs | President Reagan negotiated a treaty that ultimately would eliminate intermediate-range nuclear missiles. Reagan declared war against international terrorism, sending American bombers against Libya after evidence came out that Libya was involved in an attack on American soldiers in a West Berlin nightclub | Ronald Reagan was the oldest president of the united states. He was 77 years old when he left the office in 1989. He died on June 5, 2004, due to pneumonia. The life of Ronald Reagan…show more content…
This gave him the dubious distinction of being the first elected U.S. President to be impeached. | George Bush2001-2009 | 1. Initiated the no child left behind act 2. Modernized Medicare by adding prescription drug benefit 3. Pioneered a new model of partnership in development that tied American foreign aid to reform and good governance | President Bush Pioneered a new model of partnership that tied American foreign aid to reform and good governance. He also launched a global HIV/AIDS initiative that has spared millions of lives and expanded the NATO alliance; forged a historic new partnership with India. | Bush will be remembered as the president with both the highest and lowest approval ratings in American history. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, his rating peaked. However, after his failure in dealing with the damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina, and the slumping of the U.S. economy into recession in 2008, his popularity declined. | Barrack Obama2010-Present | 1. To Reduce poverty a third by 2016 2. To get economic growth rates back to at least 3% of the Kennedy and Clinton years3. To reduce the costs - and expand the coverage - of health care. Over 70 million Americans are either uninsured or under-insured, leading to more illness, death and overtaxed emergency rooms. | Because the greatest threat to
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