Jimmy Carter’s accomplishments in and out of office
As the 39th elected president of America, Jimmy Carter strived to respond to the formidable challenges, like major energy crisis, unemployment, and high inflation. In the foreign affairs field, Carter reopened united states relations with Chinese and made progress with an attempt to broker an agreement in the Arab-Israeli conflict.This was later damaged in his stay in the office by a captive crisis in Iran. Over the next years, Carter built an outstanding career as a humanitarian, author and pursued conflict strong will in countries all over the world .In his tenure in the office, Carter made significant accomplishment some of which include:
1. As an assistant in the Navy back in 1952. President Carter worked under the Adm. Hyman Rickover, assisting in establishing a nuclear powered Navy.
2. Carter left Navy in the year 1953, after the death Earl (his father), who died due to pancreatic cancer aged 58. The senior Carter was a Council of Georgia House of councils, where his son followed him into the politics. In 1962, Carter was elected to Georgian Senate. On his 2nd try in 1971, Carter came to be Georgia’s governor, and again in 1976, he became the 39th president of America after winning the elections.
3. In 1978, President Carter thought of negotiations between Menachem Begin (Israeli Prime Minister) and Anwar Sadat (Egyptian President) to produce Camp David Accords. Under the alliance, Israel accepted to return the Egyptian territory which was conquered in 1973 during the war, in turn, Egypt extended their diplomatic recognition to the Israel. Sadat and Begin won Nobel Peace Prize for such effort.
4. Drawing ideas from his duty on Camp David Accords, President Carter together with his wife Rosalynn established Carter Center in the year 1982 in alliance with the Emory University. Its goal was to promote health and peace worldwide. The Center asserts that it has assisted in improving the life of people for more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts, preventing diseases, advancing democracy, improving health care and teaching farmers on how to increase the yield of their crops.
5. From Carter Center, the president set a battle against the Guinea worm disease, which was a disastrous tropical infection that crippled its victims. The Carter Center declared the disease, to affect over 3.5 million people, was lowered to 125 cases in 2014.
6. The Carter Center also observed more than 100 elections in 39 countries – President Carter himself found 40 — to guarantee fairness and also to help in establishing and strengthening of democracies. The very first was in 1989 when President Carter and President Gerald Ford proceeded to Panama. After such visit, Jimmy Carter blamed Manuel Noriega for not letting to permit free & open elections,
7. president Carter has for a long time been in compliance with the Habitat for Humanity, foremost operating with it in 1984 when he later joined work crew in setting a home for the needy families in America.
8. Jimmy Carter received a Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2002 for his years of continued effort in finding peaceful remedies to the international conflicts so as to advance human rights and democracy, and also to boost socio/economic development.
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