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					               President Ronald Reagan aka “The Gipper”(R)

                                    1981-1989
                                   Illinois
                               WW2 Veteran
                 Had a sense of humor and loved jelly beans
  Radio announcer, Hollywood Actor, the oldest person to serve as president
           Proposed “Reaganomics” to deal with a bad economy
     (Reduction of Federal spending, cut taxes, reduce federal regulations)
                   Expanded the military “Peace through strength”
                          Iran-Contra Affair begins in 1986
                      Was not afraid to call communism “evil”
 Forged a relationship with Soviet Leader Gorbachev which ultimately helped to end the
                                         Cold War

				
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