The Reagan Revolution

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Viewers learn about Ronald Reagan's conservative platform, abilities as a communicator, and implementation of trickle-down economics. The video places a heavy emphasis on major economic shifts of the period and the lasting effects of such policies, as well as the main causes behind the end of the Cold War.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

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  • Learners should be familiar with such economic programs as Social Security and Medicare, as well as a variety of basic economic principles
Pros

  • Speaks to the rise of conservatism in general and the notion of what is freedom in the United States
  • Directly quotes primary source material with a speech by Ronald Reagan
  • Great cross-curricular connections between United States history and economics
Cons