Jimmy Carter Leadership Style

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James Earl (Jimmy) Carter was born on October 1, 1924 and was raised in rural Georgia and was a peanut farmer who served two terms as Georgia’s State Senator from 1963-1967. In 1971 he was the Governor of Georgia. He was elected President in 1976 and then served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977-1981. Carter was known for many, many things that were also known as his legends. 1982, Carter found the Carter Center with the help of the First Lady, Rosalynn Carter. Its mission is to peace and health worldwide. The Carter Center has been known for advancing democracy, human rights and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers to increase crop production. The Carter Center has…show more content…
One of the awards was receiving United Nations’ Human Rights Prize in 1998. He was one of the five activists from around the world to receive this prize. Another award that Carter has won was the Nobel Peace Prize. It’s an extinguish award given to an individual who has done the best work on our nation on creating a strong military or peace. Carter won that prize in 2002, "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development". He even won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. For nearly twenty years after he left the office, he was given that award for not only promoting freedom as the President but also after he left the office. President Clinton has even noted that one of Carter’s greatest accomplishments was one of the many Carter has promoted peace and democracy around the world. "One of the proudest moments of my life was the day in 1993 when Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat shook hands on the south lawn of the White House. That day was made possible by the courage of the people of the Middle East and their leaders, but also by another handshake twenty years before, and the persistence of President Carter as he brokered the Camp David accords. I know it is a great source of pride for him that twenty-one years later not a word of that agreement has been
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