Here is a quick list of fast facts for Jimmy Carter. For more in depth information, you can also read the Jimmy Carter Biography.
Birth: October 1, 1924
Term of Office: January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981
Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term
First Lady: Eleanor Rosalynn Smith
Jimmy Carter Quote: "Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood."
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Major Events While in Office:
- Vietnam War era draft evaders pardoned (1977)
- Panama Canal Treaty (1977)
- Camp David Accords (1978)
- US officially recognizes People's Republic of China (1979)
- Three Mile Island incident (1979)
- Iran Hostage Crisis (1979-81)
States Entering Union While in Office:
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