Timeline of Ronald Reagan's Presidency

  • Soviet Union invades Afghanistan

    The Soviets invade Afghanistan and Reagan sends 570 million dollars in addition to Carter's 30 million in military aid
  • Reagan Discusses Plan

    Reagan tells the International Business Counsil in Chicago that "We must balance budget, reduce tax rates and strengthen our defense"
  • Regan Starts his Presidency

    Reagan vows into office.
  • War in Poland

    General Wojciech Jaruzelski declares martial law in Poland
  • Isreal Invades Lebanon

  • U.S. Marines arrive in Lebanon

  • Soviet Premier Dies

    Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev dies and is succeeded by Yuri Andropov
  • America Watches Movie

    100 million Americans, including Reagan, watch the television movie"The Day After" a frightening look at the aftermath of a Nuclear War.
  • Economy Recovers

    The U.S. economy has finally fully recovered from all the downfall, in fact, the U.S. has began the biggest economic expansion in its history
  • Reagan Re-elected

    Regan get re elected into office