Trickle Down Theory:
Don't tax the rich and this in the long run gives jobs and money the lower classes.
Increased the supply of a product and this lowered the price. This created deflation.
The court justices were all conservatives and this brought our country back to the old ways of the country like the 1950s.
Reagan called the USSR the "Evil Empire" because of their strong communism goverrnement and Reagan was very much against communism.
Wanted to make lasers and other weapons but it ended up crushing the tex payers. It increased military spending and increased nuclear arsenal.
Weapons secretly sold to Iran in exchange for money to be given to anti-communism contras of Nicaragua
effort to prevent communist rule
arrest of general Noriega to stop flow of illegal drugs
This program was designed to get kids to say no to drugs because drugs were a big problem
People wanted the right to gay marrage and people marched about it like tbis picture.
Many people were totally against abortion like in this picture but others were also for it because they believed in women having the choice to abort their baby or not.
AIDS became a really big problem in the 80s and people were going crazy over it. At first people thought that only gay people could get it and then a lade came out and talked about her having it and people got scared because they didn't know who had AIDS and who didn't.