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  • Jimmy Carter
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    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr. ), thirty-ninth President of the United States, was born October 1, 1924, in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia. Peanut farming, talks of politics, and devotions to the Baptist faith were mainstays of his upbringing. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy Carter, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Techno...
  • S.A.L.T. Treaty And President Carter
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    The President of Peace Jimmy Carter was born October 1, 1924, in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1946. On July 7, 1946, h...
  • President Carters
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    James Earl Carter Jr. (1924-) James Earl Carter Jr., the 39th President of the United States, was the first President from the Deep South since Andrew Jackson, and the first President to officially use his nickname, Jimmy, is office. Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia on October 1, 1924. In 1927 his family moved to the tiny settlement of Archery, just outside Plains, where he lived until he was 17 years old. As a boy he mopped cotton, which means to take the seeds out of cotton. He graduat...
  • President Clintons Envoys
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    An Invasion of Haiti is Averted by Accord To Restore Aristide 1993- President Clinton needed a significant foreign policy victory to boost his sagging political career, and Haiti seemed to be the 'perfect opportunity' to do this. 1994- Even after a year of frenzied negotiations no tangible results were in sight and the 'perfect opportunity's eem ed to be turning in to yet another nightmare for the President. However, this was not to be and President Clinton turned near defeat in to a resounding ...
  • Important Area In 1979
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    Sports, Politics, and Advancements in Science in 1979 The year 1979 was an important year for many reasons. One reason was because of the world of sports. This helped keep the world entertained during the year 1979. Another important area in 1979 was the area of politics. This area caused both happiness and grief, especially in the United States. The third area that was influential in 1979 was the area of science. There were many important advancements and discoveries in the science field during...
  • Encomium Of Jimmy Carter
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    There is an old Latin saying that reads, "Dimidum fact i qui coe pit habit sa pere aude" (He who has begun has half done. Have the courage to be wise. ). For proof of this, you need look no further than to our thirty-ninth president James Earl Carter Jr., more fondly known as Jimmy Carter. During his presidency, Pres. Carter showed himself prudent and often made the wise decision over the popular vote. Jimmy Carter aspired to make government competent and compassionate and his achievements were ...
  • President Jimmy Carter And President Ronald Reagan
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    The Presidency as an institution Both the administration of Carter and Reagan were shaped by the Cold War in the aftermath of Watergate. Watergate created cynicism of the government, which in turn made governing difficult both intentionally as well as improvisational because the institution of the President was seen as acting in the best interest of itself. President Jimmy Carter and President Ronald Reagan both had their difficulties as President. Carter had terrible problems with economics as ...
  • Jimmy Carter
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    Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia. He was the first president to be born in the hospital (the Wise Clinic in Plains). His parents were James Earl Carter (born 1894, died 1953), and Lillian Gordy Carter (born 1898, died 1983). Jimmy had 3 siblings, Ruth Carter (Stapleton), Gloria Carter (Spann), and William Alton (Billy) Carter. Jimmy Carter's ancestry was English, his religion is Baptist. He went to the following schools: - Plains High school, Georgia (192...
  • Carter's Presidency
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    James Earl Carter Jr. had become the 39th president of the United States in 1976. The Democrat and once Georgia senator had promised to bring a fresh, new approach to the White House in hopes to break people's doubts about the presidency that were left from the Nixon / Ford era. In the election of 1976 Carter squeaked by the republican, Gerald Ford by a 49.9% vote to a 46.9% vote. Carter had differed greatly from all of the previous presidents in several ways. He brought a more informal, "homey"...
  • High Expectations For Carter
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    James Earl Carter Jr., or Jimmy Carter was a democrat elected president of the United States in 1977. His term lasted until 1981. He was a good president in my opinion. He did many good things during his time as president. There were high expectations for Carter. Inflation and interest rates were at a near record high, and a short recession was caused by efforts to reduce them. Carter asked businesses to avoid big price increases and labor leaders to hold down wage demands to fight inflation. Un...
  • Ford For The Position Of Presidential Candidate
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    "Apathy is dead", said Paul Sullivan, the Illinois manager for Jimmy Carter. The number of voters was "astonishingly heavy" as they came to vote in "fantastically high" number. With beautiful weather across the country reports of jammed voting places came in from state after state. Before the polls would close in Florida, they would report on having reached the highest level of voter turn-out since 1952. Labor unions that had supported the Carter campaign with their unusually sophisticated compu...
  • Reagan Administration U.S. Soviet Relations
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    American Presidency Cycle Parker Dr. Mark Leeper December 12th 2007 All the Worlds' a Stage; A Foreign Policy FOR America? In depth look at Presidential Policies and Action between the United States & neighboring Soviet nations in the 21st Century Often on the world stage, the relationships and tensions that play out between the superpowers of the globe has always been complex. How each leader of each respected nation handles these crises sets the foundation from which future leaders will derive...
  • President Carter
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    When asked which president they feel was the most courageous, most people would reply with either Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt, or Kennedy. While these are all valid claims, I believe that one former president is being overlooked. His name is Jimmy Carter, and in my opinion, he is one of the most courageous people to ever be elected to the office of President of the United States of America. James Earl Carter Jr. was born October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia (Maroukian 154). His fathe...
  • President Carter And The Center
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    A National Treasure Jimmy Carter Essay, Research National Treasure Jimmy Carter A NATIONAL TREASURE: JIMMY CARTER Jimmy Carter was president from January of 1977 to January of 1980. During his presidency, however, he did not accomplish nearly as much as he has in the past 18 years. In 1984, Carter joined the Habitat for Humanity Organization, a nonprofit organization that helps build homes for the needy in the United States and in other countries. This began when the former President led a group...

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