Jimmy Carter BioBorn- Plains, Georgia in 1924Went to Naval Academy  Spent 11 Years in Navy   working on nuclear subs  ...
Carter Presidency               Promised to give the                    Presidency back to the                    people ...
Election of 1976
Domestic PolicyPardoned 10,000 Draft Dodgers on his first day  Bill ClintonCarter greatly increased the payroll tax on ...
Economic Policies               Economy slowly emerging                from Ford Recession when                he took of...
Energy CrisisUS imports now 9 million barrels of oil/day  1977-50% is imported  Revolution in Iran caused   prices to j...
EducationCreated Department of Education  Gave more control to   local school districts by   cutting unnecessary   feder...
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Nixon day 7

  1. 1. Jimmy Carter BioBorn- Plains, Georgia in 1924Went to Naval Academy Spent 11 Years in Navy working on nuclear subs Peanut Farmer1963-67 GA State Senator1971-75 Governor of GA1976-Won the Presidency1980-Lost in the worst election for an incumbent since Hoover
  2. 2. Carter Presidency Promised to give the Presidency back to the people  Promised never to lie to the American people  Had call in talk shows to address the nation’s problems  Sold Presidential extravagances like the Yacht  Did not have a parade up Pennsylvania Avenue
  3. 3. Election of 1976
  4. 4. Domestic PolicyPardoned 10,000 Draft Dodgers on his first day Bill ClintonCarter greatly increased the payroll tax on social securityTried to wipe out “pork barrel” spending projects in order to save the economy
  5. 5. Economic Policies Economy slowly emerging from Ford Recession when he took office Inflation  1976-4.8%, 1980-13.3% Unemployment  8% & rising in industrial states Deficit  $59 Billion in 1980 July 1980-Presidential Approval rating of 21%
  6. 6. Energy CrisisUS imports now 9 million barrels of oil/day 1977-50% is imported Revolution in Iran caused prices to jump Created Dept. of Energy  To Look at and assess what can be done to save energy Looked more into nuclear power  3 Mile Island scared the US
  7. 7. EducationCreated Department of Education Gave more control to local school districts by cutting unnecessary federal regulations Increased college grants by 25% & tripled the amount of loans available to students

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