The Election Process: Carter And Reagan And Ronald Reagan

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The election process in the United States is a valuable process to the proper officials to satisfy the people. The people run the country which is why we lived in freedom, because we control what happens with major decisions by selecting whom we want to decide these political decisions. The whole country goes to vote on a certain day, and by the end of the day, we will vote to select who will run the city, county, state, or country political positions. The most complex decisions that have the greatest impact are selecting who the next president of the United States shall be. We examine their views, and decide who we believe would do a better job of improving the United States. Then, we, the people, vote in our states with a certain number …show more content…
Both candidates thought that broadcasting at least on debate was crucial to inform the people their views and their skills of handling conflict. Most people owned a radio in 1980, so they could receive news quickly. The election of 1980 was between Ronald Reagan, representing the Republican party, and Jimmy Carter, representing the Democratic party. They both had campaign buttons produced, which had their own face and name printed on the buttons, hoping to get more votes. Reagan formed a rally on the steps of the capitol building in September of 1980. Even though Carter and Reagan had a similar strategy of how they educate they supports, their campaigns were completely different. Reagan stuck to the big picture; where Carter emphasized a more humble approach to foreign policy. While Carter talked about an age of limits, Reagan preached a gospel of unlimited optimism. Democrats blamed Carter for the country’s foreign and domestic problems, Iran hostage crisis; Carter’s approval ratings. Reagan believed in creating a stronger national defense, a supply-side economy, and low tax rates. Ronald also believed in devolution, meaning he wanted to limit the power of the central government, and turn that power over to the states. Reagan wanted to decrease the federal expedition, which would reinvigorate the domestic economy and “eliminate waste.” Once the people finally voted for their favorite candidate, the results showed that Ronald Reagan had won the election of 1980. During his presidency, he became known as a “moral leader,” because he invigorated and renewed a “spiritual revival.” Ronald Reagan was one of many great presidents of the United

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