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Title: Jimmy%20Carter


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Jimmy Carter
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Carter in the Navy
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POLITICS
  • Became Georgias 76th governor in 1971.
  • Served as chairman of the Southern Regional
    Education Board, the Appalachian Regional
    Commision, the Coastal Plains Regional Action
    Planning Commision, and the Southern Growth
    Policies Board.
  • Became Democratic National Committee campaign
    chairman for the 1974 congressional elections.
  • Won Democratic party nomination at the 1976
    Democratic National Convention and was elected
    President on November 2,1976.
  • Served as President from January 20,1977 to
    January 20,1981.

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A Different Presidency
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Energy
  • Source Office of Trade and Economic Development,
    Washington state. Available at
    http//www.cted.wa.gov/energy/archive/FILES/PRFL/d
    ocs/key09/k09page.htm

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Inflation
  • A Case Study The March Inflation Rate - April
    19, 2006. Source Econed.org, available at
    http//www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm?lesson
    EM685pageteacher

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Interest Rates
  • Source Christopher D. Merrett, The Future of
    Rural Communities in a Global Economy,
    University of Iowa Center for International
    Finance and Development. Available at
    http//www.uiowa.edu/ifdebook/issues/globalization
    /perspectives/merrett.shtml

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DOMESTIC ISSUES
  • Deregulation
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Inflation
  • Pardon of Draft Evaders
  • Three Mile Island
  • Social Programs

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Support for Carter "... One nation ...
indivisible ...," February 22, 1977
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
  • Afghanistan
  • American Hostages in Iran
  • Camp David Accords
  • Carter Doctrine
  • China
  • Human Rights
  • Panama Canal Treaty

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Carter Approval Ratings
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Carters Crisis of Confidence speech
  • July 1979 speech
  • Often you see paralysis and stagnation and
    drift. You don't like it, and neither do I. What
    can we do?...
  • One of the visitors to Camp David last week put
    it this way The strength we need will not come
    from the White House, but from every house in
    America."

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Khomeini Spiritual leader, April 8, 1979
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November 4, 1979
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Arc of Crisis
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Rescue Mission April 1980
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Jimmy Carter "It comes out fuzzy," May 21, 1978
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