Ronald Reagan was the 40th president of the United States. Previously he was 33rd governor of California and was involved in radio, television and film acting. As a president, Reagan helped United States economically by reducing tax rates to spur economic growth, controlling the money supply to reduce inflation, deregulation of the economy, and reducing government spending. Reagan put an end to the Cold War, the 1986 bombing of Libya, and the revelation of the Iran-Contra affair. During his term Reagan supported anti-communist movements around the world and he also signed a INF Treaty with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to decrease the nuclear arsenals of both countries’ during the arms race. Reagan left office in 1989; he died ten years later at the age of 93.
Alexander Graham Bell was a scientist, engineer and an inventor who was imputed to creating the first functioning telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's