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jimmy carter was the 39th president of USA.he only did 4 years as pResident of USa. he was born on october 1s 1924.he always wanted to be in the navy.
















Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth president of the United States and served a single term from 1977-1981 . He created two departments, The department of energy and the department of education. He served two terms in the Georgia senate.

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Jimmy Carter


Jim Earl Carter Jr. was born in Georgia on October 1, 1924. He's about eighty-four years old right now! He served two terms in Georgia senate and was also governor of Georgia. At this time he was trying to stop racial discrimination.

Before his presidential career he wanted to be part of the Navy. He was known for his peanut growing business that made him rich and successful. He also tried helping with the conflict between Israel and Palestine but didn't really make progress but he did help Egypt and Israel sign a peace treaty.
http://www.cartercenter.org/news/experts/jimmy_carter.html



When his father died in 1953, he resigned his naval commission and returned with his family to Georgia. He took over the Carter farms, and he and Rosalynn Smith Carter, his spouse, operated the Carter's Warehouse, a general-purpose seed and farm supply company in Plains. He quickly became a leader of the community, serving on county boards supervising education, the hospital authority, and the library. In 1962 he won election to the Georgia Senate.


external image 955pres42.gifjm.jpgJimmy Carter was born on October 1,1924 in Georgia, he was the great-grandfather of Private L.B. Walker Carter who served in the Confederate States Army. Jimmy Carter was the oldest of four children that belong to James Earl Carter and Bessie Lillian Gordy. He had three younger siblings one brother by the name of William Alton Carter and two sisters named Gloria Carter Spann and Ruth Carter Stapleton. In 1946 he married Rosalynn Smith and had four children named Amy Lynn Carter, James Earl Carter III, John William Carter, and Donnel Jeffrey. He went to school in Georgia where he participated in the FFA (Future Farmers of America). After High School he applied for the U.S. Navy’s fledgling nuclear submarine program. He fell in love with the Navy and planned his goal to be a Chief of Naval Operations.

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Who is Jimmy Carter?

Jimmy Carter attended Georgia Southwestern College. He received a B.S degree from the Untied States Naval
Academy in 1946. While he was in Navy, he became a submariner. He was president from January 20, 1977
to January 20, 1981. Jimmy Carter was an author, he is an author for about 17 books. He is founder of The
Carter Center. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2002/carter-bio.html






So...what did Jimmy Carter do as president?



He created two new cabinet-level departments: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education.
He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price decontrol, and new technology.
He reduced foreign oil imports by 50% from 1977 to 1982.
Carter was concerned with, and worked to put a stronger emphasis on human rights.
He negotiated a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt in 1979.
By 1980, Carter's disapproval ratings were very high, and although he defeated Ted Kennedy for the Democratic Party nomination, in the end he was defeated Republican Ronald Reagan, called by John McCain on 10/7/2008 a "hero" and an "idol."
After his presidency, Carter and his wife Rosalynn founded The Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization that works to advance human rights. He has traveled extensively to conduct peace negotiations, observe elections, and advance disease prevention and eradication in developing nations. He is a key figure in the Habitat for Humanity project, which TRCS students in 2008
He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price decontrol, and new technology. Foreign oil imports were reduced by 50% from 1977 to 1982

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What a maverick!



Carter's role in the Iraq and Iranian war
And so, on September 22nd, 1980, twelve fully equipped Iraqi Army divisions crossed into Iran, with simultaneous fighter-bomber attacks of Iran's major airports. Iraqi troops immediately occupied ten important Iranian cities: Khoramshahr, Susangerd, Bostan, Mehran, Dehloran, Hoveizieh, Naft Shahr, Qasr Shirin, Sumar and Musian. And began targeting Abadan, Ahwaz, Dezful, Shushtar, Andimeshk, Isalmabad-e-qarb and Gilan-e-qarb with hundreds of surface-to-surface missiles. They also started targeting oil tankers servicing Iranian ports, Iranian Oil platforms, and Iranian Islands in the Persian Gulf - with Exocet missiles and Super Etendard Aircraft supplied by France. Iraq's goal was to completely shut down Iran's oil exports, and grab land.

Iran was very vulnerable. The Carter administration had placed Iran under a worldwide arms embargo, which in effect prevented Iran from obtaining weapons and spare parts necessary to defend it. Also, Iran's foreign currency assets were frozen. And most senior Iranian airforce and army officers had either been executed or imprisoned or had simply fled Iran. Iran was basically defenseless. Carter was now going for Iran's throat using Saddam's hands.

Carter's miscalculation cost him his presidency and cost millions of Iranians and Iraqi's their deaths. You could even say that Iraqi's who died after the war (during Saddam's brutal presidency, and two subsequent wars) as well as coalition soldiers who are dying now are deaths that in many ways can be linked to this war and Carter's fateful decision to invade Iran. (By the way, no one had the balls to mention any of this when he won the Nobel peace prize.)