Last updated on: 2/1/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Ronald W. Reagan Biography

Title:
40th President of the United States
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to government and constitutional law. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to government and constitutional law.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • 40th U.S. President, 1981-1989
  • Republican Presidential candidate, did not receive party nomination, 1975-1976
  • Governor of California, 1967-1975
  • Political career launched in speech for Barry Goldwater, 1964
  • Joins Republican Party, 1962
  • Campaigned, Richard Nixon for President, 1960
  • Campaigned, Eisenhower for President, 1952 & 1956
  • President, Screen Actors Guild, 1947
  • Called to active duty, Army Air Force, 1942
  • Student Body President, Eureka College, 1932
  • Student Body President, Dixon High School, 1928
Education:
  • BA, Economics, Eureka (Illinois) College, 1932
  • BA, Sociology, Eureka (Illinois) College, 1932
Other:
  • Born: 1911
  • Deceased: 2004
  • Made 53 motion pictures and one TV movie, 1945-1965
  • Received seven year film contract with Warner Bros, 1937-1942
Quoted in:
  1. Was the US Founded "under God"?