- Name: James Earl Carter Jr.
- Political Party: Democrat
- Presidential Number: 39th
- Years of Presidency: 1977-1981
- Vice President: Walter Mondale
- Received the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.
- He was a peanut farmer.
- Has a wife, Rosalynn, 3 sons and one daughter.
- Set up the Carter Center in 1982 to advance human rights.
- Won a Grammy Award for one of his audiobooks
- In 1998 the U.S. Navy named the last Seawolf- class submarine after Carter.
- He served at the 76th Governor of Georgia, 1971-1975.
- Member of the Senate in Georgia, 1963-1967.
- Seven years as a naval officer.
- First cousin was Hugh Carter, a politician, and his cousin was June Carter-Cash
- He was viewed as a better man than a president
- His presidency was initially viewed as a failure
- One of the most successful ex-presidents because of his peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts.
- He seemed to be uninterested in working with other groups, even working with Congress was a struggle with Carter.
- Aspired to make the government "competent and compassionate"
- Emphasized ecology, efficiency, and removal of racial barriers.