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1 Goal: Analyze positive and negative effects of The Carter Administration QOD: What are two major events that occurred during the Carter administration?

2 1946 – Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Served in the Navy from 1946 to 1953)

3 1971 to 1975 – Governor of Georgia

4 1976 – Jimmy Carter for President

5 1976 Presidential Election

6 1976 Election Results

7 Jimmy Carter’s Inauguration – January 20, 1977

8 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977

9 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 President Jimmy Carter Signed the Panama Canal Treaty September 7, 1977 How many times have you taken a shortcut through a neighbor's backyard? The U.S. created a 51-mile shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through a distant neighbor's "backyard" and called it the Panama Canal. Of course, the U.S. got permission from Panama first, back in 1904. On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter signed the Panama Canal Treaty and Neutrality Treaty promising to give control of the canal to the Panamanians by the year 2000. Panama now has control and in the last 12 years has made 50 billion in tolls. Why was this shortcut for ships needed? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETgK3BkRm6A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfWyBz5bHj8&featu re=related On August 23, 1928 Richard Halliburton transit the Canal swimming, paying a toll of 36 cents since his weight was 150 pounds. The cruise ship Rhapsody of the Sea establish a toll record on 1997 when it paid 153,662.66 to cross the water-way.

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11 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education)

12 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978)

13 1978 - Camp David summit with Sadat & Begin

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15 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979)

16 TMI-30 yrs later http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Lq8D r13WAhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Lq8D r13WA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yLB6b Wu-x0&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yLB6b Wu-x0&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FxtBJ5 9Jm8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FxtBJ5 9Jm8

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18 How is the accident at TMI related to the oil shortages of the 1970s?

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20 Energy Crisis Independence Day, 1979: Lines at gas pumps stretch for blocks, and President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to address the nation. But when he cancels last minute and disappears from the public eye, rumors spread of a health problem or, even worse, that he's left the country. After 10 days, he reemerges with a speech — to address the energy crisis, unemployment, inflation.

21 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979)

22 Jimmy Carter’s Speech on America’s Energy Crisis (July 15, 1979) and 3 major achievements Point 1 Point 2 Point 3 Achieve- ment 1 Achieve- ment 2 Biggest Mistake? How do you think Americans reacted to this speech? Do you think they were inspired? Explain. Respond in 3 lines. What do you think were 2 of his greatest achievements as president and his biggest mistake (3 lines)

23 Jimmy Carter’s Speech on America’s Energy Crisis July 15, 1979 (Malaise Speech) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCOd-qWZB_g&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCOd-qWZB_g&feature=related

24 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate

25 SALT II Treaty 2,400 limit on strategic nuclear delivery vehicles (ICBMs, SLBMs, and heavy bombers) of the sides; -- 1,320 equal limit on MIRV systems; -- ban on construction of new land-based ICBM launchers; -- limits on deployment of new types of strategic offensive arms

26 Carter and Brezhnev signing SALT II treaty, June 18, 1979, in Vienna

27 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan

28 Video Clip http://www.y outube.com/ watch?v=- gOtwbYiRfM

29 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan In 1980 he also failed to secure the release of American hostages that were held in Iran for 444 days He also imposes an oil embargo furthering the oil crisis in the US

30 http://abcnews.go.com/Archive s/video/nov-11-1979-iran- hostage-crisis-11929103

31 “Operation Eagle Claw” was unsuccessful and resulted in the death of 8 Americans.

32 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan Failed to secure the release of American hostages that were held in Iran for 444 days Failed to end the period of stagflation that persisted throughout most of the 1970s

33 Stagflation is an economic condition that combines a stagnant economy (characterized by high unemployment) and high levels of inflation

34 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan Failed to secure the release of American hostages that were held in Iran for 444 days Failed to end the period of stagflation that persisted throughout most of the 1970s Lost the 1980 election to Ronald Reagan

35 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan Failed to secure the release of American hostages that were held in Iran for 444 days Failed to end the period of stagflation that persisted throughout most of the 1970s Lost the 1980 election to Ronald Reagan Presidential Trivia Gave a series of televised “fireside chats” from the White House library

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37 Major Events and Policies as President Granted unconditional amnesty to Vietnam War draft dodgers in 1977 Signed treaties to return control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year 2000 Reorganized government (created U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Dept. of Education) Facilitated the Camp David Accords, a peace agreement between Israel and Egypt (1978) Visited TMI several days after the accident to reassure Americans that it was safe (1979) Explained his energy policy on TV in a speech known as the “Malaise Speech” (1979) Signed SALT 2 treaty w/USSR in 1979, but it was never ratified by the Senate Ordered a U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics b/c the USSR invaded Afghanistan Failed to secure the release of American hostages that were held in Iran for 444 days Failed to end the period of stagflation that persisted throughout most of the 1970s Lost the 1980 election to Ronald Reagan Presidential Trivia Gave a series of televised “fireside chats” from the White House library Had solar panels installed on the White House roof in 1979 (they were removed during the Reagan Administration)

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39 The Carter Administration Summarizer: What do you feel was Jimmy Carter’s greatest contribution as president? Why was it so important? (respond in 3 lines)


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