Why Is Ronald Reagan Considered A Fortieth President

820 Words4 Pages
Ronald Reagan Paper The fortieth president of the United States of America. Before he was president, Reagan was the 33rd Governor of California, During Reagan’s first term he temporarily stopped all of the government hiring to slow the growth of the state workforce, but he had also approved tax increases to balance the state budget because before the state budget was off balance. Ronald Reagan was inaugurated on the day the Iran hostages were released after 444 days of captivity. Ronald Reagan had ran against Walter Mondale in the presidential election in 1981 .In the first 69 days Reagan was elected he had survived an assassination attempt. John Hinckley had attempted to assassinate him while he was delivering a speaking engagement. Ronald Reagan was elected president a little farther into The Cold War. Reagan decided to have a Massive buildup of soldiers, Therefore this caused a draft. Ronald Reagan believed in policies that have been based off of supply-side economics, and advocated a laissez…show more content…
When Ronald Reagan was in office people did not think of him as a very good president at all, here is what one person had to say about him, “Reagan was not an extraordinarily well-regarded president during his eight years in office. He averaged a 53% job approval rating during his presidency, slightly below average for all U.S. presidents for which Gallup has recorded job approval ratings.”. More people had mixed reviews, Another person had said “Reagan 's ratings were higher than the averages of his three immediate predecessors, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon, supporting the arguments of those who contend that one of Reagan 's major contributions was to restore confidence in the presidency after the battering it took in the 1970s.”. Overall Ronald Reagan was a good president for a good amount of the time, also sometimes he was a horrible president. I’m not going to say he was the best all i’m going to say is that he could have done
Open Document