After the death of his father in 1953, Carter abandoned his Naval career and returned home in Georgia to take on the reins of his family's peanut-growing business.Despite his deceased father's wealth, Carter inherited comparatively little due to his father's forgiveness of debts and the division of wealth amongst his younger siblings.In response to the invasion, Carter ended détente, escalated the Cold War, and led the international boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.In 1980, Carter faced a primary challenge from Senator Ted Kennedy, but Carter won re-nomination at the 1980 Democratic National Convention.They eventually had three more children: Gloria, Ruth, and Billy.Carter got along well with his parents, although his mother worked long hours and was often absent in his childhood. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.Before his presidency, he served as the 76th Governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975, after two terms in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to 1967.
In foreign affairs, Carter pursued the Camp David Accords, the Panama Canal Treaties, the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II), and the return of the Panama Canal Zone to Panama.
By that time, the Great Depression had impoverished Archery and Plains, but the family benefited from New Deal farming subsidies, and Earl took a position as a community leader.
Young Jimmy was a diligent student with a fondness for reading.
Carter has remained active in public life during his post-presidency, and in 2002 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding the Carter Center.
Raised in a wealthy family of peanut farmers in the southern town Plains in Georgia, Carter graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1946 with a Bachelor of Science degree and joined the United States Navy where he served on submarines.
was born on October 1, 1924, at the Wise Sanitarium in Plains, Georgia - a hospital where his mum was employed as a registered nurse. Carter is also a descendant of Thomas Cornell, an ancestor of Cornell University's founder and distantly related to Richard Nixon and Bill Gates.