Ronald Reagan Leadership Essay

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Ronald Reagan showed leadership through his legacy of great communication. Ronald Regan was the 40th president of the United States from 1980-1988. He tried to get rid of forceful government and communism all over the world. President Reagan wanted to help all Americans live the American dream. The economy was improved by President Reagan. He stuck to the goals that he set to make the United States and the world a better place. Ronald Regan motivated the United States economy by cutting taxes and made the economy very successful for over seven years. He reduced social programs that wasted government money from tax payers. This happened to provide services for people that really need them. The military got more money from Raegan’s administration.…show more content…
Gorbachev and President Ronald Reagan talked at the Geneva and Reykjavik Summits. They wanted to reduce the nuclear weapons to prevent a nuclear war. President Reagan went to Berlin in the name of freedom. He spoke to the people in West Berlin. His reason for going was to take down the Berlin wall that was a symbol Communism. It was built to separate the East side of Germany that was Communist and the west side that was a Democracy. The hundred mile long wall was built in 1961. President Reagan explained why he came to talk to them. At the beginning of his speech he said, “We come to Berlin, we American presidents, because it's our duty to speak, in this place, of freedom.” He also tried to convince Gorbachev to join him to stop communism when he said, “And I invite Mr. Gorbachev: Let us work to bring the Eastern and Western parts of the city closer together, so that all the inhabitants of all Berlin can enjoy the benefits that come with life in one of the great cities of the world.” His most important part of his speech was when he said “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” Two years after President Reagan called for the tearing down the Berlin Wall it fell in 1989 and the cold war was

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