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Title: Jimmy Carter


1
Jimmy Carter
  • Nate Pertsch
  • Danny Kahle

2
Jimmy Carter
To be true to ourselves, we must be true to
others.
3
Overview
  • Biography
  • Presidency
  • Post-Presidency
  • Diplomacy
  • Humanitarian Work
  • The Carter Center
  • Habitat For Humanity

4
Biography
  • Born James Earl Carter, Jr. on October 1, 1924,
    in Plains, Georgia.
  • Raised as a peanut farmer
  • Graduated From Naval Academy in 1946
  • Married Rosalynn Smith and had three sons and one
    daughter
  • Owned and operated Carter Farms (Peanuts)
  • Became Governor of Georgia in 1971
  • Anounced Plans to run for President in 1974

5
Jimmy Carter
  • In a nuclear age, each of us is threatened when
    peace is not secured everywhere.

6
Presidency (1977-1981)
  • 39th President
  • Department of Energy
  • Camp David Accords
  • SALT II Treaty
  • Championed human rights in his foreign diplomacy
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

7
Jimmy Carter
  • We have no desire to be the world's policeman.
    But America does want to be the world's
    peacemaker

8
Diplomacy
  • 1994 - Carter Traveled To North Korea
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • 2002 - Carter Visits Cuba
  • Met with Fidel Castro
  • 2005 - Guantanamo Bay
  • Urged the Closing of the Guantanamo Bay Prison
  • Clinton and Both Bushes not pleased with Carters
    Freelance Diplomacy

9
Jimmy Carter
  • The awareness that health is dependent upon
    habits that we control makes us the first
    generation in history that to a large extent
    determines its own destiny.

10
Jimmy Carter and Habitat For Humanity
  • The Jimmy Carter Work Project
  • Began in 1984
  • Yearly projects
  • Jimmy Carter and his wife spend a week building
    houses every year
  • Every Thing To Gain

11
The Carter Center
12
The Carter Center Peace Programs
  • Peace With Justice
  • Programs
  • Democracy Program
  • Human Rights Program
  • The Conflict Resolution Program
  • The Americas Program
  • China Program
  • The Global Development Initiative
  • Current Peace Initiatives

13
The Carter Center Health Programs
  • Improving Sanitation
  • Public Health Training
  • Teaching Improved Agricultural Techniques
  • Providing Mental Health Care
  • Focused on elimanating
  • The Guinea Worm
  • Trachoma
  • River Blindness
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Lymphatic Filariasis

14
Jimmy Carter
  • War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no
    matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never
    a good. We will not learn how to live together in
    peace by killing each other's children.

15
Sharing Good Times
  • Published in 2004
  • Carters most recent memoir
  • Topic How sharing affects the enjoyment of any
    activity.

16
Nobel Peace Prize
  • Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002
  • For his decades of untiring effort to find
    peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to
    advance democracy and human rights, and to
    promote economic and social development

17
Carter Trivia
  • Carter was the first president to be born in a
    hospital.
  • Jimmy Carter is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
  • Jimmy Carter is a speed reader. He has been
    recorded reading 2000 words per minute.
  • His favorite foods are mixed nuts and peaches.
  • Carter was the first president sworn in using his
    nickname, Jimmy.
  • Jimmy Carter claims to have seen a UFO.

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