Ronald Reagan's Life And Accomplishments

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"You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children's children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done" ( This quote by Ronald Reagan is revolutionary. Looking back on all that he accomplished throughout his entire life you can clearly see that without a doubt he justified his time on earth. It is a clear fact that Ronald Reagan was and is the best governor and president the United States has ever had. In his younger years, Ronald Reagan was apart of the Democratic party; however, he began to see things and believe in a more right winged manner. Eventually, by 1960, he became a Republican. In 1966 he began his first race for office. He won against his opponent by nearly 1 million votes, and therefore became the Governor of California. Reagan received almost 1 million more votes than Democrat, Edmund Brown in the running for Governor of California. He inherited a $200 million state budget because it was required for every political leader to have one. In 1970 he had to argue with the Democrat Assembly for his welfare bill to pass, and it did. In November of 1974 Ronald was succeeded by …show more content…

This clearly showed throughout his presidency. There was one instance where he addressed the country's arguing by saying, "In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problems; government is the problem", this was a very out-of-the-box thing to say, but he was right. Another thing he stood for was putting prayer into the nation's schools. His goal was to restore simple freedom to the citizens by giving them the opportunity to express their individual beliefs. This is one reason I look up to him, he stood for God and that is why he was

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