Ronald Reagan

Former President of the United States of America

Early life

Ronald was born on February 6th, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois, United States. He initially chose a career of entertainment. He appeared in over 50 films. While in Hollywood, he worked as president of the "Screen Actor's Guild" and met his future life, Nancy Davis.

Getting Involved

Ronald Reagan became Governor of California on November 8th, 1966. He servedfor 8 years.


Having suffered from Alzheimer's disease in his later years, Reagan died on June 5th, 2004.

Choices & Results

Ronald Reagan played a massive role in the cold war. More specifically, he ended it. he grew a massive amount of arms and weapons to the point where the soviets couldn't match. This was extremely important because if he had not done this, the cold war may still be happening today.

In His Words

"Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have." -Ronald Reagan

Words for Him

"Ronald Reagan will be remembered for leading the United States during a time of tremendous international transition - the demise of the Soviet Union, the Berlin Wall coming down, and the end of the Cold War." -Mary Landrieu


Ronald Reagan's decision to end the cold war might have been the best one he could have made. If he had not ended it today, we could be at a world war right now. A war even more devastating than any other.

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