JImmy Carter

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  • Jimmy Carter is Born in Plains, Georgia. His father, Earl Carter, was a peanut farmer, and his mother, Bessie Gordy, was a nurse. He had three siblings: Gloria, Ruth, and Billy. Carter is the first president to be born in a hospital. His full name is Jame

    Jimmy Carter is Born in Plains, Georgia. His father, Earl Carter, was a peanut farmer, and his mother, Bessie Gordy, was a nurse. He had three siblings: Gloria, Ruth, and Billy. Carter is the first president to be born in a hospital. His full name is Jame
    Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia. His father, Earl Carter, was a peanut farmer, and his mother, Bessie Gordy, was a nurse. He had three siblings: Gloria, Ruth, and Billy. Carter is the first president to be born in a hospital. His full name is James Earl Carter, Jr.
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  • Family moves

    Family moves
    Jimmy and his family moved to a town near Plains called Archery when he was four years old.
  • , he graduated from Plains High School. He became the first person from his dad's side to do so.

    , he graduated from Plains High School. He became the first person from his dad's side to do so.
    He graduated from Plains High School. He became the first person from his dad's side to do so.
  • Joined the Navy

    Joined the Navy
    In 1943, Jimmy Carter joined the Navy. He was about 19 years old.
  • Carter Got married

    Carter Got married
    He married Rosalynn Smith in 1946 when he was 21 years old.
  • Carter's First Son is Born

    Carter's First Son is Born
    Carter's First Son is BornJohn William Carter, the couple's eldest son, was born.
  • Chip Carter is Born

    Chip Carter is Born
    12th Apr, 1950 Chip Carter is Born
    James "Chip" Carter was born on April 12, 1950.
  • The Third Son

    The Third Son
    In 1952, they had their third son, Donnel Jeffrey Carter. He was born in New London, Connecticut.
  • Carter Sent to Chalk River

    Carter Sent to Chalk River
    In 1952, Carter was sent to the Atomic Energy of Canada's Chalk River Laboratories to shut down a nuclear reactor after an accident happened at the site.
  • Taking Over his Father's Business

    Taking Over his Father's Business
    In July 1953, when Jimmy's father died of cancer, he decided to take over the family business: growing peanuts.
  • jimmy leaves

    jimmy leaves
    On October 9, Jimmy was discharged from the Navy.
  • Sumter County Board of Education

    Sumter County Board of Education
    3rd May, 1955 He becomes a member of the Sumter County Board of Education.
  • Runs For Senate

    Runs For Senate
    In 1962, Carter ran for the Georgia state Senator.
  • Getting Elected for Senate

    Getting Elected for Senate
    In 1963, he was elected as a member of the U.S Senate.
  • Govener

    Govener
    2nd May, 1966 In 1966, after two terms in the Senate, Jimmy Carter ran for Georgia state Governor. He lost to Lester Maddox.
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    Later on, in 1970, Jimmy Carter ran for governor once more. He won over Hal Suit, a Republican.
  • Carter Elected President

    Carter Elected President
    Jimmy Carter became the 39th president of the United States.
  • Toast to the Shah

    Toast to the Shah
    31st Dec, 1977 On New Year's Eve, Carter made a toast to the Shah of Iran. This angered many Iranians.
  • Hostage

    Hostage
    Some people who were against the Shah of Iran were mad that Carter supported him. They were very negative about the United States, so they decided to do something. On November 4, 1979, 66 American civilians were taken hostage in Iran. A little later, 13 of them were released. The remaining 53 were captured for 444 days.