Ronald Reagan, a True Hero

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Ronald Reagan was a true hero to many Americans. He was a strong president who cared for this country dearly, and Reagan really proved this by his actions during his presidency. He also proved his love for country by serving in the U.S Army during World War II. Ronald Reagan also came through as a hero by fixing the American Economy that was heading for disaster just like today’s. If you can reflect on what he had accomplished throughout his administration you can clearly see why he was a popular two term president. When you read this passage you will find that Ronald Reagan took on many challenges that shaped his legacy, and why many people consider him a hero .

A couple of the heroic values that Reagan possessed were strength and courage. Most people would agree that it took an agglomeration of strength and courage during the cold war era to make his ever famous, “Tear Down This Wall Speech” in Berlin. Ramesh Jaura explains how many people believe this speech made a positive effect toward ending the cold war:

How far only the people of Berlin were responsible for bringing down the wall is more than a semantic issue. “It was certainly not torn down in response to U.S. President Ronald Reagan's historic speech of Jun. 12, 1987. But the address Reagan delivered that day on the 750th anniversary of the founding of the city of Berlin is considered by many to have affirmed the beginning of the end of the Cold War, and the fall of communism”(1).

Reagan also showed his strength and courage when he created the war on drugs. Mary Anastasia O'Grady explains how Mexico’s President warned the United States about the rampant drug trafficking problem, and how he urged us to take action: "This problem will spill across. Drug ga...

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...35). This important piece of legislation saved millions of dollars in taxpayer money, jobs, and led to economic prosperity for Americans.

Ronald Reagan was a true hero to many people. He showed strength when the country, and the world needed a strong person. When there were challenges he rose to the occasion, and conquered them. He was an honest man with a big heart that had a love for country, and all of the people in it. Overall most people have nothing but respect for his legacy, even most of his critics give him respect for some of his accomplishments. This is why Ronald Reagan was a hero to many, and his legacy still lives on today.

The fallowing passage is about Ronald Reagan and his heroic accomplishments that made his legacy. It contains specific information on how he accomplished the things he did, and covers why he is a hero in many peoples opinion.

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