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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter aspired to make Government "competent and compassionate," responsive to the American people and their expectations. His achievements were notable, but in an era of rising energy costs, mounting inflation, and continuing tensions, it was impossible for his administration to meet these high expectations.Carter, who has rarely used his full name--James Earl Carter, Jr.--was born October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia. Peanut farming, talk of politics, and devotion to the Baptist faith were...

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter James Earl “JimmyCarter served as the 39th president of the United States of America from January 20, 1977 through to January 20, 1981 as a democrat. Carter was born on October 1, 1924 at the Wise Sanitarium in Plains, Georgia. He was the first president to be born in a hospital, and is the eldest of four children. He has Scottish, Irish, and English roots and had ancestors who fought in the American Revolution and American Civil War. He enjoyed reading and he was also a...

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Jimmy Carter Leadership Style

Jimmy Carter was a natural-born leader and hard worker. He served as 39th President of the United States, from 1977 to 1981. Carter is still alive today and has 4 children. When Jimmy was just ten he would load his family's produce onto a wagon and haul it into town to sell it. By the time Carter was 14 he had enough money to buy 5 houses, because of the Great Depression the housing market dropped. So he fixed them up and rented them out to families in need. While Jimmy Carter was president he worked...

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Jimmy Carter Biography

Jackson Jimmy Carter Biography United States Presidents Jimmy Carter. By Anne Schraff James Earl Carter, Jr. Was born in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia, on October 1, 1924. He is still alive to this day and he it 89 years of age. Jimmy Carter was educated in the public school of Plains, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia...

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Jimmy Carter and Political Maxim

was a strategy that President Jimmy Carter used to benefit his campaign. Jimmy Carter played smart politics in this quote that is connected to the “it’s better to receive than to give maxim.” The maxim means to let others give to you because it makes them feel involved. Carter played this strategy to a tee. Carter knew that his best line of defense would come from those who had lost their elections and were looking for a job. The quote symbolizes the tactic Carter used and how his intelligence allowed...

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jimmy carter: the president, humanitarian and Idealist

 James Earl Carter Jr. was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia. He was the thirty-ninth president of the United States and served as the nation’s chief executive when America faced serious problems abroad. After his presidency, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize a little while later in 2002 for his judicious and advocacy when he made the now successful foundation called the Carter Center which helps and reliefs human suffering and human rights as well. (Hochman, 2012) Jimmy Carter’s father...

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Jimmy Carter and the Energy Crisis

Jimmy Carter and the Energy Crisis of the 1970’s In the speech that President Jimmy Carter preached he regarded plenty of important things, but one of the main ones was the issue with the energy. 0n his speech he says that one thing he has been asking himself is “why hasn’t the nation been able to resolve the serious energy problem?” (109) The whole nation is responsible for this issue and just like the President addressed saying that” it wasn’t only the gasoline lines or energy shortages, deeper...

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Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan Analysis

coming home The Iranian hostage situation happened on November 4, 1979; President Carter was still in office at the time. The day that Ronald Reagan was sworn into office on January 21, 1981 the American hostages were released. The terrorist or students released the hostages after President Carter was out of office they did not have any problem with releasing the hostages. They did it as a way to protest President Carter and after Ronald Reagan was elected and sworn into office they released the hostages...

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Why Were the Presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter Perceived as Weak and Ineffectual? Take Into Effect Domestic and Foreign Policy.

Both the presidencies of Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter were considered to be unsuccessful. They brought nearly no progress to the nation and their foreign and domestic policies achieved little. Both of these “weak” presidencies were unable to bring about any long withstanding or significant changes to the United States. President Ford and President Carter often are viewed in negative manner because of their inability to bring about any lasting, positive changes in either domestic or foreign policy...

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Why did Jimmy Carter win the presidential contest in 1976 and yet lose to Ronald Reagan only four years later?

Why did Jimmy Carter win the presidential contest in 1976 and yet lose to Ronald Reagan only four years later? Carter took the presidency with several issues that needed resolving, such as rising inflation and unemployment, a country disillusioned with the political system and turbulent foreign relations. To determine the reasons why he was successful in 1976 but not in 1980, it is necessary to look at what his successes and failures were, as well as the different situations in 1976 and 1980...

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