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In an attempt to restore economic growth, President Reagan introduced measures deemed "supply-side" economics.

While the economy did recover as the 1980s progressed, why did the President face harsh criticism of these measures?

A

There were large cuts in military spending.

B

The stock market experienced stagnant growth.

C

Inflation skyrocketed during the era.

D

The national debt more than doubled.

E

Taxes rose rapidly through the decade.

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