Ronald Reagan Influence

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Is it possible for a man to have made such an impact on not only the United States of America, but the entire world as a whole in which his influence still lives on to this day? Throughout history, this has proven to be a very rare case where one man had the whole world in his hands. This inspirational figure is our beloved, former President; Ronald Reagan, who had the audacity to take down communism, to put an end to the Cold War and the possible consequences that came along with it, and to protect America from an economic meltdown. Reagan, the fortieth President of the United States, had served two terms from 1981-1989. These few years had become the deciding years in whether or not communism would spread from the tyranny of the eight countries …show more content…
However, President Reagan would not allow this spread of evil. Ronald believed that the advancement of communism anywhere threatened freedom everywhere. So, to stop this malevolent political movement, Reagan though it would be best to not work alone. He worked with countries who were involved with the NATO such as the United Kingdom, France, and Italy. Reagan worked and provided these anticommunist countries with financial and military aid to prevent this dispersion of communism. The United States government soon began to realize that the USSR was running out of resources and was developing a weaker and more fragile economy day by day. The only way to beat communism was outlasting and outsmarting the countries who possessed it. So, President Reagan thought it’d be wise that in order to put an end to the communist Soviet Union, the United States could not cease military spending. At this time, Reagan was spending a ridicule amount of money on the advancement of the United States military. Furthermore, The Reagan administration felt it was necessary to cut spending in many areas. However, this was necessary given the state the world was …show more content…
He was shot in the abdomen and nearly died from the gunshot wound. After this incident, America almost lost the man that saved everything that had been developed, and everything it had been fighting for since the great nation came into existence in 1776. If Reagan had died during the unpredictable shooting, then the United States may have been under tyranny that existed with communism. The Reagan era would no longer be looked upon as one of the greatest presidential terms in United States history, but instead as another tragedy to go along with the assassinations of Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. Ronald Reagan has had the greatest impact of any individual in American history. He was literally responsible for the billions of lives that were at stake during the Cold War. After Reagan’s presidency, it’s safe to say that since we did have Ronald Reagan, I am able to live with the same freedoms that America has given since the

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