Ronald Reagan

By Conner Mann

Election of Reagan

  1. Ronald Reagan ran as a Republican in the Presidential Election of 1980
  2. Ronald Reagan ran against the Incumbent Jimmy Carter.
  3. Reagan supported minorities and elitism of arrogant bureaucrats and condemned federal intervention in local affairs.
  4. Reagan won 489 Electoral Votes to the 49 votes gained by Jimmy Carter.
  5. Ronald Reagan ran again in 1984 against Walter Mondale
  6. Reagan won 525-13 Electoral votes

Issues over the National Budget

  1. Reagan wanted to shrink the federal budget and cut taxes
  2. "Supply-side" economics would stimulate new investment, boost productivity, promote dramatic economic growth, and reduce the federal deficit.
  3. Massive military expenditures signaled the worst recession since the Great Depression