The Reagan Era
Discussion & Essay Questions
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The Reagan Era Teacher Pass includes:
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Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions
- Presidents quite often fit a particular time—Kennedy was the ideal candidate for post-Eisenhower America; Roosevelt brought the right innovative and perimeter attitude to the Depression era. What made Reagan such a good fit for post-1970s?
- Wood he is a viable candidate today?
- Would his domestic and foreign policy approaches fit this decade?
- Is government the problem?
- Does the free market solve problems better than politicians can?
- Do lower taxes create economic growth?
- Does welfare perpetuates poverty?
- Is peace is only attainable through military strength.
- Is America is always a force for good in the world?