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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, accomplishments of his administration included the Panama Canal treaties, the Camp David Accords, the treaty of peace between Egypt and Israel, the SALT II treaty with the Soviet Union, and the establishment of U.S. diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China.


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Lesson Plans:

Using the Carter Center as an Example of Philanthropy Today—Local and Global Volunteerism - This lesson presents a model of a modern day philanthropist and responsible citizen, Jimmy Carter. Great for Civics!

Jimmy Carter as President and Ex-President - Students will understand the following:Presidents are judged during their time in office and afterward as well.
Presidents often outline their goals in their inaugural addresses. Focus on Jimmy Carter.


Primary Source Documents:

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Daily Diary - This site provides access to the official log of the president's activities during his administration. The President's Daily Diary Online consists of a separate, text searchable PDF* file for each day.
An amazing amount of information!!!
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Camp David Accords Documents - Framework for Peace in the Middle East.

Panama Canal Treaty of 1977 - President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian Chief of Government Omar Torrijos signed the Panama Canal Treaty and Neutrality Treaty on September 7, 1977. This agreement relinquishes American control over the canal by the year 2000 and guarantees its neutrality. On May 4, 1904, Panama granted the United States the right to build and operate the canal and control the five miles of land on either side of the water passage in exchange for annual payments.

SALT II Treaty - Negotiations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union aimed at curtailing the manufacture of strategic nuclear missiles. The first round of negotiations began in 1969. TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE LIMITATION OF STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE ARMS


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The Jimmy Carter Center
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid