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Ronald Reagan, as an individual and in his posthumous legacy, has been one of the most important figures in late twentieth century American politics. The legacy reflects not just his own actions, but also those of his supporters. His rise to the presidency symbolized a larger conservative resurgence.
Before beginning this discussion, be sure to read the Module Notes, Chapter 29 “The Triumph of the Right (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.” in The American Yawp; and the article The Mixed Legacies of Ronald Reagan (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. by Hugh Heclo. In particular, look on page 557 to the criteria that Heclo establishes for assessing a legacy:
Using the secondary sources above as evidence, consider the following in a post of at least 250 words:
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