Make America Great Again

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Make America Great Again
Trump's MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! sign used during his 2016 presidential campaign
A button from Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign

"Make America Great Again" (MAGA) is a campaign slogan used by American politicians. It was first used by Ronald Reagan during his 1980 presidential campaign. [1]

The term was created in 1979[1] during a time in which the United States was suffering from a worsening economy at home marked by high unemployment and inflation.[2] Usually when the term is used, people use it as a reflection to the Presidency of Ronald Reagan.[3][4]

MAGA hat shown here, worn on a supporter of Trump's 2016 campaign

Since Reagan left office, the slogan has been used by a variety of politicians. More recently, the slogan has been associated with Donald Trump who trademarked the slogan and used it in his own presidential campaign in 2016.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Martosko, David (May 12, 2015).EXCLUSIVE: Trump trademarked slogan 'Make America Great Again' just DAYS after the 2012 election and says Ted Cruz has agreed not to use it again after Scott Walker booms it TWICE in speech. Daily Mail.
  2. "Ronald Reagan's Classic 1980 Campaign Poster Challenges Voters, "Let's Make America Great Again"". Archived from the original on June 23, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  3. "Trump: The Last Time America Was Great Was During the Reagan Administration [VIDEO]". Daily Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  4. "Presidential Politics, 20th Century Style: Reagan-Carter". Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  5. "Donald Trump trademarked "Make America Great Again"". Business Retrieved August 25, 2015.

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