Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

About Jimmy Carter

James Earl 'Jimmy' Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States (-) and was the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. Before he became President, Carter served as a U.S. Naval officer, was a peanut farmer, served two terms as a Georgia State Senator and one as Governor of Georgia (-). During Carter's term as President, two new cabinet-level departments were created: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education. He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new technology. In foreign affairs, Carter pursued the Camp David Accords, the Panama Canal Treaties, the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II), and returned the Panama Canal Zone to Panama. He took office during a period of international stagflation, which persisted throughout his term.

Contributions by Jiang, Mav, and Vzbs34.

New Questions for Jimmy Carter

See All Questions