As president, carter expressed a goal of making government “competent and compassionate” in pursuit of that vision, he has been involved in a variety of national and international public policy, conflict resolution, human rights and charitable causes in 1982, he established the carter center in atlanta to. Most of president carter's political initiatives during his first 100 days in office were suggested in a previously unpublicized 51-page memorandum the korean cia investigation (of congressmen alleged to have taken bribes from the korean government) may embarrass many democratic congressmen. Carter would do: carter talks more in general ties than specifics about his own plans his basic principles, he says, are to make our policies more open and honest, to treat the people of other nations as individuals : (sic), to restore the moral content to foreign policy, and to aim policies at building a just and peaceful. Explore elizabeth noble's board us presidents, #39, jimmy carter on pinterest | see more ideas about jimmy carter, american presidents and american history.
One of the greatest dramas in american politics, president jimmy carter was overwhelmingly voted out of office in a humiliating defeat in 1980, only to become one of the most admired statesmen and humanitarians in america and the world. Carter sought to make the government competent and compassionate but, in the midst of an economic crisis produced by rising energy prices and stagflation, met with difficulty in achieving its objectives his economic response centered on the taming of inflation through government austerity and high interest rates at the. One of president carter's goals was to focus on social and economic reform ( historycom) president carter ran with an idea to make the government “ competent and compassionate” (freidel) he planned on resolving problems for the greater good in order to meet the people's expectations [tags: 39th us president.
James earl carter, jr, better known as jimmy carter, served as the 39th president of the united states from 1977 to 1981 his administration sought to make the government competent and compassionate but, in the midst of an economic crisis produced by rising energy prices and stagflation, met with difficulty in achieving. As president, carter expressed a goal of making government competent and compassionate in pursuit of that vision, he has been involved in a variety of national and international public policy, conflict resolution, human rights and charitable causes he founded the carter center in 1982 which has the. Before the rise of politically-oriented televangelists, jimmy carter made his personal experience as a “born again” christian into a key tenet of his platform “i can give you a government that's honest and that's filled with love, competence, and compassion,” he pledged when the scramble for the democratic nomination.
Jimmy carter promised a government as competent, as compassionate, as good as the american people although stung by his loss, carter became what many have called the best former president in history, building in atlanta not only a presidential library but a center devoted to conflict resolution, supervising. At the 1976 democratic national convention, governor carter delivered his acceptance speech as the democratic presidential nominee. Jimmy carter aspired to make government competent and compassionate, responsive to the american people and their expectations his achievements were notable, but in an era of rising energy costs, mounting inflation, and continuing tensions, it was impossible for his administration to meet these high. As governor, jimmy proved that the government can be both compassionate and efficient we can't sellout our people's interests for short-range benefits jimmy carter believes that with bold and competent leadership we can solve our economic problems however, the average taxpayers shouldn't have to pay the full.
Together, we build the foundation for a strong economy, with lower inflation, without contriving either a recession with its high unemployment or unworkable, mandatory government controls in our government, it is a myth that we must choose between compassion and competence together, we build the foundation for a. Jimmy carter was elected president of the united states of america in 1976, serving from 1977 to 1981 he aspired to make the us government “competent and compassionate,” responsive to the american people and their expectations during his time in office, president carter became known as a champion of human. Jimmy carter aspired to make government “competent and compassionate,” responsive to the american people and their expectations his achievements were notable, but in an era of rising energy costs, mounting inflation, and continuing tensions, it was impossible for his administration to meet these high expectations.
Jonathan freedland talks to former us president jimmy carter about his devotion to brokering peace in the middle east and fighting disease he has devised a new model, the activist ex-presidency, which appears to have inspired, at least partially, clinton in his global foundation and high-profile effort to. But the predominant point in his own mind is plainly the one embodied in the title- that his purpose is a government that is as good and honest and decent and competent and compassionate and as filled with love as are the american people this proposition appears so many times throughout the book. Hoping to put the watergate affair to rest, president ford unconditionally pardoned nixon in september 1974, but the move hurt ford's political standing ford won the republican nomination only after fighting off a strong challenge from ronald reagan the democrats nominated georgia governor jimmy carter , a former.
Run political campaign, carter distrusted politics he relied on the strong moral convictions that he learned in plains to help him find actions that would best benefit the whole country regardless of political party he made considerable progress toward his goal of making government “competent and compassionate” during. As a moderate democrat and a standard-bearer for the more racially tolerant new south, carter promised a government as good and honest and decent and competent and compassionate as its people at a meeting with editors of the los angeles times in 1975, carter said he planned to win the.
Our government must at the same time be both competent and compassionate we have already found a high degree of personal liberty, and we are now struggling to enhance equality of opportunity our commitment to human rights must be absolute, our laws fair, our natural beauty preserved the powerful must not. Jimmy carter served only one term as president of the united states, but his competent and compassionate approach to government left behind a long carter's great aspiration was to make the government competent and compassionate in response to the needs and expectations of the american people. Jimmy carter, bill adler (1977) “the wit and wisdom of jimmy carter”, book sales 97 copy quote report all i want is the same thing you want to have a nation with a government that is as good and honest and decent and competent and compassionate and as filled with love as are the american people.