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Reagan Presidency and the 1980s in America

A guide created for History 285, Historical Methods: Age of Reagan

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Reagan, Ronald Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990
United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993 Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-
United States - Foreign Relations - 1977-1981 United States - Politics and Government - 1981-1989
United States - Foreign Relations - 1981-1989 United States - Politics and Government - 1989-1993
United States - Foreign Relations - 1989 -  

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