The United States Of The Cold War Essay

1501 Words Mar 14th, 2016 7 Pages
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 it had already claimed. According to a Cold War article from history.com, these nations included the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania. All of these societies had one common goal; to spread the ideology and powers of communism. 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…

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