US History 1980s

Request: Answer each question with approximately 325 words and citations, if possible, please.

1. In 1980, Ronald Reagan ran on the slogan: "Let's Make America Great Again." Sound familiar? First, what was wrong with America in 1980 that helped propel Reagan to the presidency? Second, what were the successes and failures of Reagan's two terms? Third, did Reagan make America great again? Fourth, what was the Reagan Revolution? Did it happen at the time, later, or not at all?

2. What was or is the moral majority? And how does this majority differ from the "silent majority" from the prior decade? Who coined these terms for these groups? And were they in the majority?

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