Jimmy Carter Presidency

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The Presidency of Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter served our country from 1977 to 1978. His real name is James Earl “Jimmy” Carter Junior, born October 1st, 1924. Many people have different opinions on jimmy carter and how great of a president he really was. In my opinion, he was one of the worst presents America has ever seen. Although he was a very religious, honest, and straightforward kind of man, his decisions in office led him to only one term. He was also disliked by both Republicans and Democrats while in office. Jimmy Carter recently stated that President Bush is “exploiting the suffering of Sept. 11 and has turned back decades of efforts to make the world a safer place”. If anyone has a right to speak about foreign policies, it’s definitely…show more content…
By this time, Carter was so unpopular that he was challenged by Ted Kennedy for the Democratic Party nomination in 1980. Carter received the Democratic nomination, but lost the election to Republican Ronald Reagan. Carter was also responsible for the largest energy crisis that our country has ever witnessed. If that’s not enough, President Carter was also responsible for getting rid of the American-owned Panama Canal, a decision that was widely protested against by the Republican Party and the majority of American citizens. Need I say more? Carter has time and time again proven himself to simply be a bad president, and he should have never been elected in the first place. As a wise man once said, “anyone who believes Jimmy Carter was a good present, slept through the seventies.” Yet this statement can be argued and indeed his present can be looked at as a very useful tool for success. If you simply analyze his ways of thinking, decision making, and political mindset, and do the exact opposite, you should be
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