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Accomplishments of the Republican Party


 

Accomplishments of the Republican Party Since WWII


Dwight Eisenhower:

WWII War Hero
Started NASA to disempower the US Military
Created most of the present day Veterans Benefits


Richard Nixon:
Started relations with Communist China after 25 years (ping-pong diplomacy)
Ended Vietnam War


Gerald Ford:
Got along with the democrats


Ronald Reagan:
Lowered income tax rates and capital gains taxes
Ended Cold War
Defeated Soviet Union (Strategic Defense Initiate <SDI> "Star Wars"
Brought down Berlin wall .."Mr Gorbachov, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL"
Made us feel proud to be Americans


George HW Bush:
Defeated Iraq; Gulf War 1
Presided over the nations largest natural disaster (Hurricane Hugo)
Got along with the democrats

Newt Gingrich
1994 became Speaker of the House, marking first time in 40 years Republicans held both houses of Congress.
Proposed and passed "Contract with America", reducing taxes, welfare reform and other conservative measures that laid the groundwork for 12 years of unprecedented economic growth in the US.

US Congress, 1994 through 2006.
Led the government for 12 years, lowering taxes, reforming several branches of the goverment including shutting it down for a week in 1998 to save American taxpayers Billions of dollars.
Vetoed several of Bill Clinton's pork-barrell spending projects.  

George W Bush:
Lowered income tax rates and capital gains taxes
Defeated Iraq; Gulf War 2
Presided over deadliest attack on US Soil (World Trade Center)
Presided over the nations largest natural disaster (Hurricane Katrina)

Presided over longest increase in  financial growth in WORLD history