Jimmy Carter





Jimmy Carter

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in Plains, Georgia, The United States
October 01, 1924

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James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. was the thirty-ninth President of the United States, serving from 1977 to 1981, and the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Prior to becoming president, Carter served two terms in the Georgia Senate and as the 76th Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975.

As president, Carter created two new cabinet-level departments: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education. He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price decontrol, and new technology. Foreign oil imports were reduced by 50% from 1977 to 1982. In foreign affairs, Carter pursued the Camp David Accords, the Panama Canal Treaties and the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT). Carter sought to put a st...more


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“We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.”
Jimmy Carter

“Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself; and where they are, they should be changed. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against possession of marijuana in private for personal use... Therefore, I support legislation amending Federal law to eliminate all Federal criminal penalties for the possession of up to one ounce [28g] of marijuana.”
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“America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.”
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HISTORICAL FICTION POLL "D"
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The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome 1) Colleen McCullough Colleen McCullough

THE FIRST MAN IN ROME BY COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH
 
  9 votes, 24.3%

The Crimson Petal and the White Michel Faber Michel Faber

THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE BY MICHEL FABER
 
  5 votes, 13.5%

Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, #1) Jacqueline Winspear Jacqueline Winspear

MAISIE DOBBS BY JACQUELINE WINSPEAR
 
  4 votes, 10.8%

Roma  The Novel of Ancient Rome Steven Saylor Steven Saylor

ROMA: THE NOVEL OF ANCIENT ROME BY STEVEN SAYLOR
 
  3 votes, 8.1%

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL BY SUSANNA CLARK
 
  3 votes, 8.1%

The Hornet's Nest Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter

THE HORNET'S NEST BY JIMMY CARTER
 
  2 votes, 5.4%

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DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK BY WALTER D. EDMONDS
 
  2 votes, 5.4%

I, Claudius Robert Graves Robert Graves

I. CLAUDIUS BY ROBERT GRAVES
 
  2 votes, 5.4%

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POSSESSION: A ROMANCE BY A. S. BYATT
 
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FREEDOM: A NOVEL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN BY WILLIAM SAFIRE
 
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A Conspiracy of Paper David Liss David Liss

A CONSPIRACY OF PAPER BY DAVID LISS
 
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I. ELIZABETH: A NOVEL BY ROSALIND MILES
 
  1 vote, 2.7%

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GIRL IN A BLUE DRESS BY GAYNOR ARNOLD
 
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