Carter Administration Defence Policy Persuasive Essay by Top Papers

Carter Administration Defence Policy
An argument that Ronald Reagan's defense spending policies were a continuation of the policies of Jimmy Carter.
# 142113 | 3,250 words | 12 sources | 2008 | US

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The paper relates that Ronald Reagan did increase defense spending, did strengthen national defense, and did adopt a tougher policy towards the Soviet Union. But, the paper points out that he was building on a foundation laid, in the second part of his term, by Jimmy Carter. This paper discusses Carter defense policy and defense spending and the continuation of Carter spending levels under Ronald Reagan.

From the Paper:

"James Earl Carter, Jr. better known as Jimmy Carter, served as the 39th President of the United States. Carter served one term as President, from 1977 to 1981. A Democrat, Carter was elected in 1976, defeating incumbent Gerald Ford. Carter himself was defeated in 1980 by Ronald Reagan. Carter entered office at what might be called the end of the Vietnam Era, just about a year and half after the fall of South Vietnam to the North..."

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