: Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan he was born in Tampico, Illinois on February 6th, 1911 and he was a son to a man of Irish origin and a lady of English –Scottish roots he worked in various radio stations and was also an actor in Hollywood. He is among the most favorite presidents that the United States of America has ever had. His film career also contributed to his being popular and proved him to have actually been a man of complementary leadership skills. His political career started well in 1941 during his days in the army and as president of the ideological movement Screen Actors Guild in 1950; he was actively involved with the campaigns for Richard Nixon and Barry Goldwater. In 1974 he sort to vie for presidency and in 1980 his nominations were accepted by the Republicans and he successfully won the elections with a turn over never seen before in the history of the United States of America (Klain. 2004).