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February 6, 2011, marks the one-hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, providing an occasion for learning about President Reagan’s contributions to American constitutionalism and citizenship. This website for high school students and teachers examines the use of presidential powers by Ronald Reagan, the fortieth president of the United States.

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Ronald Reagan and Executive Power

This lesson examines how President Reagan exercised his authority under Article II of the Constitution concerning war powers, domestic... more »

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Ronald Reagan and Executive Power

Download this brief, eight-page lesson for high school students. Students explore how President Reagan exercised his authority under Article II of the Constitution concerning war powers, domestic policy, and foreign policy.

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