Jimmy Carter

                Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of the United States, and wanted to make the Government, “competent and compassionate.” Carter served from 1977 to 1981, and before he was president Carter served two terms as a Georgian State Senator, and one as Governors of Georgia. Carter before was also a peanut farmer and naval officer. When Carter was president he created two new cabinet departments: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education. The Department of Energy was established to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and developing energy efficient technologies for buildings, homes, transportation, power systems and industry. The Departments of Education was made so that each child, teen, or adult would receive equal education, like the rest of the world.

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America."- Jimmy Carter

"For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants."-Jimmy Carter