What individual(s) from 1960 to the present do you believe has had the greatest influence on the history of?

What individual(s) from 1960 to the present do you believe has had the greatest influence on the history of our country? (USA)

Asked By: Renee' - 5/2/2008
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I believe that the progress that MLK was wanted by an entire race, so was inevitable. However, I credit MLK with his concept of peaceful protest. Had it not been for this theory, the change would have been the result of black panthers, riots, and even civil war, and not the dignified heroics of a man that even white... More
Answered By: andymarkelson - 5/2/2008
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Ronald Reagan. Without Reagan, the Cold War will most likely have lasted longer and possibly today. Also, the tax cuts and other policies he instituted worked wonders for the US... More
Answered By: kevin_godfather - 5/2/2008
Wow! This is a great question. I wonder if we would even know of the person, or if he/she is some great, unsung hero (villain... More
Answered By: C V - 5/2/2008
You could opt for Lyndon Baines Johnson. Through his political prowess he literally made the black a first class citizen through pushing passage of anti-discrimination laws. In so doing he changed the southern states which were Democratic supporters to Republicans. Additionally he helped to achieve the creation of... More
Answered By: fighterpilot - 5/2/2008
Bad influence: Jimmy Carter, whose ineptness at handling Moslem terrorists gave the green-light for the terror war that we now have. Good influence: Ronald Reagan who had the spine not to surrender to the world communists when his political opposition in this country didn't want to stand up to them at all.
Answered By: Anthony W. McPherson - 5/2/2008
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