Button, Ronald Reagan, 1980

Button, Ronald Reagan, 1980

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“Make America Great Again” has been a popular presidential political slogan for decades. Republican Ronald Reagan used it when he defeated President Jimmy Carter in 1980. Democrat Bill Clinton started his 1992 campaign with the pledge to “make America great again” and Donald Trump trademarked the slogan for his successful 2016 Republican campaign.
Object Name
Button
date made
1980
ID Number
1985.0693.074
accession number
1985.0693
catalog number
1985.0693.074
Credit Line
Roger Fischer
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Political and Military History: Political History
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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