Who was Jimmy Carter?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Jimmy Carter
Thirty-Ninth President - Jimmy Carter
Full Name - James Earl Carter, Jr.
Jimmy Carter Lifespan - 1924 -
Place of Birth - October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia
Jimmy Carter Education - Georgia Southwestern College; Georgia Institute of Technology; United States Naval Academy ; Union College
Term as President - 1977-1981
Political Party - Democrat
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Walter Mondale
Jimmy Carter Religion - Southern Baptist
Name of Wife - Jimmy Carter was married to Rosalynn Smith Carter on July 7, 1946
Children - John William (Jack), James Earl III (Chip), Donnel Jeffrey (Jeff), Amy Lynn
Career of Jimmy Carter - Soldier, Farmer, Warehouseman, Professor, Politician, Statesman
Georgia State Senator, 1963-66
Governor of Georgia, 1971-75
Next President: President Ronald Reagan
Major Events during his presidency
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President Jimmy Carter and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
Facts about Main Presidential Duties and power
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