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Title: Jimmy Carter


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Jimmy Carter
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Election of 1976
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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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Carter and America
  • Ineffectual leadership style
  • Economic problems
  • inflation, high interest rates, growing energy
    costs, gas shortages, decline of manufacturing
  • Goals reduce energy use, energy independence
  • International issues instability in the Middle
    East

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Economic Crisis
  • End of the 1970s, interest rates on homes at 17
  • OPEC embargo of 1973 had long impact
  • Oil prices remained high
  • US cars averaged only 13.4 mpg
  • Oil crisis of 1979 led to shortages, lines at gas
    stations.
  • Carter urged conservation, talked about an Age
    of Limits. Americans did not want to hear it.

8
Foreign Policy Woes
  • Major goals ending US support for repressive
    regimes,
  • Seeking peace the Camp David Peace Accords
  • The first major confrontation with militant Islam

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Iranian Hostage Crisis
  • Iranians seize US Embassy.
  • Capture 66 people for 444 days
  • Americans uneasy with government powerlessness
  • Failed rescue effort, April, 1980

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Carter Approval Ratings
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Election of 1980
  • Republican
  • Ronald Reagan

DemocratJimmy Carter
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