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  • Before he became president, Jimmy Carter managed his family's peanut farm in Georgia.

  • In time, he became that state's governor.

  • Many voters liked that Carter did not seem like recent presidents.

  • He promised to be honest and tried using his power to find peaceful solutions to conflicts.

  • But Carter's lack of experience sometimes hurt his presidency.

  • He could not seem to solve America's energy crisis or economic problems, and four months he could not free American hostages held in Iran.

  • At the next election, Carter was easily defeated, but he continued working as a diplomat and human rights activist.

  • In 2002 Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.

Before he became president, Jimmy Carter managed his family's peanut farm in Georgia.

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America's Presidents - Jimmy Carter

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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