Lesson Plans Reagan, Nancy


Reagan, Nancy
Alheizheimer's, the Long Goodbye: Exploring Alzheimer's Disease
On Saturday, June 5, 2004, President Ronald Reagan died after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  Throughout those 10 years Nancy Reagan cared for her husband as she took on the cause of more funding for Alzheimer’s research.  This effort resulted in millions of dollars raised for research. Along the way she also became an articulate advocate for stem cell research.  In 2004, Patti Davis, the youngest Reagan child published a memoir of her father’s and mother’s battle with Alzheimer, The Long Goodbye.
Skill: High School/College     Category: Science, Medicine, Inventions and tech

Reagan, Nancy
Great Stock Market Crashes of the 20th Century
On October 19, 1987, in the last year of the Reagan Presidency, the United States suffered a major stock market crash, known as Black Monday.  Although the market suffered the biggest single one-day loss of value, this crash did not even make the top ten crashes in the 20th century. Nevertheless, it had consequences.
Skill: High School/College     Category: Economics, Discovery and Daily Life

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