What was Ronald Reagan best known for during his presidency?
The Berlin Wall coming down
Ronald Reagan is known for his crooked smile, people with similar smiles call it the "Ronald Reagan smile" but the Presidential dentist did not like to comment on the Presidents teeth while he was in the office. His records have also never been shown to the public so it is hard to know if he truly had implants or not.
One of the highs of Ronald Reagan's presidency was when he breached party lines to gain Democrats' votes, the so called "Reagan Democrats". He did this in June of 1981, at the democratic nomination convention, by wrestling (as is democratic custom at nomination conventions) with the party forerunner, El Democrato. Reagan double-kicked El Democrato in the face, which technically violated the rules of wrestling, but Democrats voted for Reagan because of this wildly popular, wildly…
Speaking as a Republican (who may become an ex-Republican if a viable third party emerges), Reagan was nearly the perfect US President. He made a few mistakes, but he had a vision for the country which many of us still believe in. He was known as the Great Communicator, and he was. I was not old enough to vote for him in 1980, but I was proud to vote for him in 1984. I doubt…
Ronald Reagan was extremely popular. His life as a movie actor taught him how to always present himself positively. He was known as the teflon President, because nothing would "stick" to him. If I recall correctly, the public's greatest concern at the time he took office was his age. His 70th birthday was less than a month after his first inauguration.
You are probably asking about Ronald Reagan, and in fairness, he was a radio star and a TV and movie actor long before he ever became a politician. It is also worth noting that other presidents have made occasional guest appearances on TV or in movies; but Reagan is probably the one who became well-known for his professional acting career. As a result, he was already popular when he entered politics.
Ronald Reagan was most famous for being the 40th President of United States, he was President from 1981-1989. Also he was the 33rd Governor of California, he was Governor from 1967-1975. Before he entered politics, he was well-known as movie actor, starring in some 40 B-pictures and later appeared on TV both as an actor and as the host of a Western show.
During Ronald Reagan's presidency the Iran-Contra scandal involved the illegal sale of weapons to Iran and?
Reagan, most known for the "Iran-Contra Affair", was the 40th president of the United States. The Iran-Contra Affair occured when several administration staffers were convicted of crimes ranging from lying to Congress to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. The scandal involved the administration selling weapons to Iran and using proceeds from the sales to fund the "Contras", a guerrilla insurgent group in Nicaragua.
What policies during the Reagan presidency contributed to conservative politics and an economic resurgence?
The Reagan administration used the fiscal policy known as supply-side or "trickle-down" economics, which aimed to increase economic activities by increasing capital. To that end, tax cuts were made to the higher income brackets, and the capital gains tax was reduced. The plan was to collect more taxes through the increased production generated from capital investments.