Jimmy Carter: The Worst President Of American History

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Rosa Park Dec 20, 2016 P3 AP Gov Dremousis Jimmy Carter: The Worst President of American History The president of the United States is responsible for many aspects when taking office. One component of presidency is being able to improve the nation from the previous term, regardless of how terribly it may have gone. Another major factor is the six components of the economy that must be addressed: taxes, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, debt, and the stock market. Additionally, the president needs to deal with other domestic and foreign policies that will create the legacy of this president. Unfortunately, not all presidents successfully meet all of the necessary means of being a president and eventually worsen the state of the country.…show more content…
He had to deal with the mistrust of a nation and Congress which will make a term in office very difficult. His stubbornness and independence put him in a sticky position that made him unfit to be president. Not to mention, the way he dealt with economic and domestic decisions doing nothing but harm and further damage where our nation was at. Lastly, his foreign affairs―Iran Hostage Crisis, Panama Canal, stirring the pot with his allies, and Soviet tension―weren’t the wisest ways he could’ve handled the problem. Though he saved the energy crisis and the Camp David Accords, his mistakes and damage he has done made Jimmy Carter the worst president that America has seen. Work Cited Ackman, Dan. "Presidents And The Stock Market." Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 21 July 2004. Web. 22 Dec. 2016. Amadeo, Kimberly. "U.S. Debt by President: By Dollar and Percent." The Balance. About Inc., 21 Nov. 2016. Web. 22 Dec. 2016. Gordon, Jesse. "Jimmy Carter on Budget & Economy." On The Issues. OnTheIssues.org, 21 Sept. 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2016. Gordon, Jesse. "Jimmy Carter on Tax Reform." On The Issues. OnTheIssues.org, 21 Sept. 2016. Web. 21 Dec. 2016. Smith, Craig R. "Jimmy Carter – A National Disgrace." World Net Daily. WND.com, 21 Aug. 2006. Web. 22 Dec. 2016. Strong, Robert A. "Gerald Ford." Miller Center. University of Virginia, n.d. Web. 20 Dec. 2016. Strong, Robert A. "Jimmy Carter." Miller Center. University of Virginia, n.d. Web. 20 Dec.
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