Jimmy Carter Timeline

Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline
Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States who served in office from January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981. What were the key events during his presidency? The Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline
Jimmy Carter Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981 that included:

The Three Mile Island Incident
The Iran Hostage Crisis
The Iran-Iraq War started

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Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Jimmy Carter Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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Jimmy Carter Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1977 - His inauguration as 39th President of the United States

1977 - The Vietnam War draft evaders are pardoned on January 21, 1977

1977 - The Cold War continued the struggle between communism and democracy.

1977 - The Panama Canal Treaty: The Treaty agreed that Panama should take overthe operation and defense of the canal and promised the end to the United States control of the Panama canal beginning in 2000

1977 - The President meets with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin in Washington on July 19, 1977

1978 - Foreign Visits: Between January 1, 1978 - January 6, 1978 the President embarks on a series of foreign visits India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, France, and Belgium.

1978 - The Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt were signed on September 17, 1978 at the U.S. presidential retreat at Camp David that led in the following year to a peace treaty between the countries

1979 - The US officially recognized the People's Republic of China in Beijing on January 1, 1979. The action was fiercely resented by representatives of the Chinese Nationalist government.

1979 - The Three Mile Island Incident was an extremely serious occurrence that occurred at the Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor, near Middletown, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1979. The partial melt down of the Nuclear reactor was due to a combination of human error, design deficiencies, and component failures

1979 - The Iran Hostage Crisis in which 52 United States citizens were held captive for 444 days from November 1979 - January 1981. They were held captive by Islamic revolutionaries who had overrun the U.S. Embassy in Tehran

1979 - The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan in December 1979 starting the 10 year war that ends with their withdrawal in 1988.

1979 - The President signs 'SALT II' the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the USSR on June 18, 1979 that limits the number of US and Soviet defensive antiballistic missile systems

1980 - The Carter Doctrine: On January 23, 1980 in his State of the Union address the President asserts that threats to the Persian Gulf region will be viewed as "an assault of the vital interests of the United States"

1980 - The Iran-Iraq War erupted on September 22, 1980. The conflict, started by Saddam Hussein, the president of Iraq, continued until 1988

1981 - His presidency and term in office ends on January 20, 1981. The next US President was Ronald Reagan

Jimmy Carter Timeline of important Events

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to Jimmy Carter Accomplishments and Events

Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline
The Jimmy Carter Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 39th President of the United States.

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