Who is Jimmy Carter?
James Earl Carter, born 1 October 1924 in Plains, Georgia, became the 39th American President. Jimmy Carter ran on a Democratic platform focusing on racial equality and ecology. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1946. Jimmy Carter began state politics in 1962 and became Governor of Georgia in 1970, before finally becoming President of the United States in 1976. Jimmy Carter went to both Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was a submariner in the United States Navy and was promoted to lieutenant. Jimmy Carter became a Senior Officer of the submarine The Seawolf and studied graduate level work in nuclear physics and reactor technology at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Jimmy Carter was 22 years old when he married Rosalynn Smith on 7 July 1946; his family eventually included three sons and one daughter. Jimmy Carter resigned from the Navy after his father died in 1953. He moved his family to Plains to
There were serious setbacks, however. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan caused the suspension of plans for ratification of the SALT II pact. The seizure as hostages of the U. S. embassy staff in Iran dominated the news during the last 14 months of the administration. The consequences of Iran’s holding Americans captive, together with continuing inflation at home, contributed to Carter’s defeat in 1980. Even then, he continued the difficult negotiations over the hostages. Iran finally released the 52 Americans the same day Carter left office.
At yesterdays funeral for Coretta Scott King, we witnessed what Democrats do best: Bash Bush at every opportunity. Although some felt this was inappropriate for a funeral, many were grateful that they didn’t use her casket as a podium. What surprised me was that Jimmy Carter was the first to kick off the Bush Bash. Now, you might ask yourself, Self, who the hell is this nut bag? Well, hold on to your history books, it’s time to take a short look at… The Top Accomplishments of Jimmy Carter Former President Carter had the honor of having a loser, embarrassing brother; A proud tradition he carried over from President John F. Kennedy. (Teddy, Im looking at you.) In a tight economy, the Carter administration worked with the Iranians to have them care for American citizens for 444 days. This saved American businesses thousands of dollars. Unfortunately, this savings came to an end when that Bastard Ronald Reagan decides that these visitors needed freedom. President Carter was once a member