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The Reagan Era

The Reagan Era

Reading Quizzes

Available to teachers only as part of theThe Reagan EraTeacher Pass

The Reagan EraTeacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Big Picture


1. What was Ronald Regan's first career?
2. In what year was Reagan elected?
3. Was Reagan known as a conservative or a liberal?
4. What two personal characteristics did Reagan have that helped him win the favor of Americans?


1. Actor
2. 1980
3. Conservative
4. He had a genial disposition and was able to distill complex ideas to the public