Compare and contrast Reagan’s domestic agenda, especially his Reagonomics, as discussed in your text with Reagan’s own words about it in his speeches. Are the differences significant? Why or Why not?
Reagan’s domestic agenda,
Write a substantial (600 words minimum) response to the given prompt, answering all questions in essay form. In that response, include at least ONE quote from each of your sources as the assignment stipulates: your textbook, the lecture and/or film, and primary document(s) assigned (with parenthetical citation) AND create one study question of your own based on the content of the sources that you would like students reading your post to respond to.
At the following link, view the Closed Captioned Interview of former President, Ronald Reagan, conducted by the Commission on the Bicenntennial of the U.S. Constitution in 1991. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRFFDR0S5Ms
Also view the October 27, 1964 speech Reagan gave in support of the Barry Goldwater campaign for President:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXBswFfh6AY
Also read the following Primary Document found in your Ebook on Mindtap:
Chapter 28 Section 4a – Ronald Reagan, “Evil Empire” Speech, 1983
Answer the following study questions in a 600-word-minimum essay, quoting each of the 3 primary sources listed above and YOUR TEXTBOOK,at least once each to support your arguments. Therefore you are required to have 4 parenthetically quoted/described passages in the body of your essay. Make sure you provide parenthetical citations of your sources after all quoted materials.
1. Give FULL identification of the interviews, the speeches and your textboo : When were they written, delivered, and/or produced? by whom? where? why? their historical setting? who were the intended audiences? Refer to the powerpoint on properly vetting your sources.
2. Your textbook discusses working-class whites leaving the Democratic Party for the Republican Party. Why? What reasons did Reagan give for leaving the Democratic Party?
3. Compare and contrast Reagan’s domestic agenda, especially his Reagonomics, as discussed in your text with Reagan’s own words about it in his speeches. Are the differences significant? Why or Why not?
4. Compare and contrast your textbooks discussions about Reagan’s approach to his foreign policy agenda with his own words from his speeches. Again, Any significant differences? Describe Reagan’s role in the collaspse of Communism and the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.