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What was Reaganomics?

1. What was Reaganomics? Describe Reaganomics and discuss one economic policy or initiative as an illustration of Reagan's economics. Did Reaganomics work?

2. According to one historian, Reagan practiced "the politics of symbolism." Using specific examples, discuss the symbolism of President Reagan and how it was displayed in policies, speeches, and philosophies. What are the connections between Reagan's symbolism and his conservative values? Was this effective in communicating his vision for America?

3. Why does the Cold War end?

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1. What was Reaganomics? Describe Reaganomics and discuss one economic policy or initiative as an illustration of Reagan's economics. Did Reaganomics work?

Reaganomics was predicated upon economic recovery that focused upon reducing the growth of government spending, reducing the marginal tax rates on income from both labor and capital, reducing regulation, and reducing inflation by controlling the growth of the money supply.

The Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions Act removed restrictions on loan-to-value ratios for Savings and Loan banks under Reaganomics. This and additional budget cuts reduced regulatory staff at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in his bid to cut government waste and reform "big" government into the decentralized vision akin to his ...

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Reaganomics are defined in the solution. It describes Reaganomics and discusses one economic policy or initiative as an illustration of Reagan's economic. Why the Cold War ends is determined.

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