James Earl Carter, Jr.
(1924 - )
Who was Jimmy Carter ?
James Earl Carter, Jr. was born in Georgia. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1946, and was a Peanut farmer. In 1970, he became Governor of Georgia, and four years later began campaigning for the Presidency.
As President, Carter fought the economic and energy problems of the nation, while promoting human rights around the world.
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