Compare And Contrast Ronald Reagan And Bill Clinton

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As the president of United States of America it can be a little hard to make certain decisions. What the people want and what is for the best for them is very different. Yet this President is for. Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton were presidents of the United States, who may have done good or bad throughout their time serving in office. Both presidents will be compared to determine who brought the best for United States. Ronald Reagan was an American politician who had become the 40th President of the United States of America. He had served eight years from 1981 till 1989. He was the President that would restore prosperity to United States and achieve “peace through strength” as they say. One of the top achievements that Reagan had accomplished…show more content…
Unemployment rates began to increase. Over time, Reagan had increased taxes 11 times, mainly on the middle class. When Reagan had left office, he had tripled the national debt of United States. This had affected the United States and led to several issues later on. This is the reason Reaganomics had both aided some and destroyed others. Bill Clinton was also an American politician who had served as the 42nd President of the United States. He had served his time from 1993 to 2001 and throughout his time in office, he had both aided yet negatively impacted the United States, which can be seen through many acts and bills he had signed, both domestic and foreign. Domestic accomplishments of President Clinton firstly included cutting the tax, similar to what Reagan had done. Clinton had signed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, cutting taxes for millions of low-income families. He had also cut tax for almost 100% of small businesses and raised the tax on the wealthiest taxpayers. Many of the ideas Bill Clinton had accomplished were small, yet somewhat affective. Clinton had also passed welfare reform for providing health coverage for millions of children. This also helped in aiding the poor and
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