The Reflection Of The Past, Present, And Future

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I believe the past, present, and future are interconnected because of people, art, written records, and events. Today, people have access to all the knowledge they could ever want with just a few clicks on a keyboard. Ronald Reagan, George Orwell’s book 1984, and Mark Rothko’s paintings are all timeless parts of history for the United States. Each part gives us a glimpse into the past while also offering us a window into the future. I believe each of these things play a vital part in history and still have strong relations to today. We all learn something different from history. It is our personal history and experiences that define us. Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States of America.He served for eight years from 1981-1989. Before he became president he was an actor in Hollywood and later became governor of California. During his presidency, he significantly enlarged the military without the money to do so properly. He should have increased taxes but he did not so this led to large budget deficits that still continue today. He enlarged the military and funded military research so that new weapons could be created. Specifically, there was an increase in the production of nuclear weapons. In terms of domestic policy, he was known for cutting many welfare programs to reduce government spending. A well-known appointment for his presidency was the appointment of Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, drug abuse problems and

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