Discuss the “ideological core of Reaganism.” How does this core embody conservative principles?
Discuss the difference between Democrats and Republicans in 1980. In which ways did Democratic policies conflict with principles of conservatism.
Select and discuss 3 Reagan quotes and for each:
How/why might his words have enticed potential voters and incited the “Great White Switch?”
How did Reagan use the economic climate to garner support from the working-class?
How did Reagan’s rhetoric regarding civil rights impact the way he was seen by blacks?