Category: US President
Jimmy Carter, who served as the thirty-ninth President of the United States of America, was born on the 1st of October in 1924 in Plains, Georgia. Jimmy Carter served as the president of the country from 1977 to 1981, and he was the proud winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Peace.
Jimmy Carter, who was raised in rustic Georgia, was a peanut cultivator. Jimmy Carter served as a Georgia State Senator for two terms, from 1963 to 1967, and one term as the Georgia Governor, from 1971 to 1975. Jimmy Carter was chosen President of the United States in 1976, defeating Gerald Ford, the incumbent president, in a pretty close election, running as a foreigner who assured truth in administration in the wake of the Watergate disgrace. Jimmy Carter is the second oldest president of the United States next to George H. W. Bush among the four living earlier presidents.
Jimmy Carter went to the Plains High School. At that time, the Great Depression was taking a toll on Plains and Archery, but the family of Carter was benefited from New Deal agricultural subsidies and his father, James Earl Carter, assumed the place as a community leader. Jimmy Carter was a hard-working student with a liking for reading. As a teenager, Jimmy Carter played on the basketball team of the Plains High School and he joined the American Future Farmers and developed his long-held curiosity in woodworking.
During the presidential term of Jimmy Carter, he formed two fresh cabinet-level sections, such as the Department of Education and the Department of Energy. Jimmy Carter established a national power policy that incorporated price control, conservation, and new technology. In foreign affairs of America, Jimmy Carter followed the Camp David agreements, the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, the Panama Canal Treaties, and gave the Panama Canal Zone back to Panama.
On the economic front, Jimmy Carter confronted unrelenting stagflation, which is a combination of high joblessness, high price rises, and sluggish growth. The conclusion of his presidential term was marked by the Iran hostage crisis during the period 1979–1981, the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, the 1979 energy crisis, and the Soviet attack on Afghanistan. In reaction to the Soviet Union move, Jimmy Carter put an end to détente, shot up the Cold War, and led the global boycott of the Summer Olympics of 1980 in Moscow. The popularity of Jimmy Carter had come to an end by 1980. Running for presidential election again in 1980, Jimmy Carter overpowered Ted Kennedy, a US Senator from the Massachusetts State, in the main challenge for the Democratic Party proposal, but lost the general presidential election to Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate.
Jimmy Carter was extremely active subsequent to the departure from the White House. In 1982, Jimmy Carter set up the Carter Center, as his foundation for moving human rights forward. Jimmy Carter has toured widely to conduct the peaceful cooperation, watch elections, and advance ailment prevention and abolition in developing countries. Jimmy Carter is an important personality in the Habitat for Humanity project, and continues, particularly important of the role of Israel in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, as well.