Chapter 30 (Jones)
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Conservative political movements in industrialized democracies that have arisen since the 1960's and stress "traditional values," often with a racist undertone.
Republican candidate for President in 1964, and initial leader of the conservative movement
A movement begun in the early 1980's among religious conservatives that supported primarily conservative Republicans opposed to abortion, communism and liberalism.
An economic theory, first applied during the Reagan administration, holding that the key task for fiscal policy is to stimulate the supply of goods, as by cutting tax rates.
"Evil empire" speech
speech in 1983
Ronald Reagan: can imagine a "limited nuclear war in Europe"
USSR is "the focus of modern evil" and an "evil empire"
Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)
Began when Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq, invaded the oil-rich country of Kuwait. This belligerent action threatened to disturb the world's oil supply. The UN responded with a trade embargo against Iraq, and eventually with an multi-national military fore that made Iraq withdraw from Kuwait.
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