Carter

Election of 1976

  • November 2, 1976
  • Democratic
  • Walter Mondale
  • Gerald Ford
  • Carter: 50.1% Ford: 48.0%

Humanitarian efforts

  • Camp David Accord
  • EPA Love Canal Superfund
  • Habitate for Humanity
  • Title IX
  • Roe v. Wade

Economic and energy issues

  • OPEC
  • "oil shocks" of 1970s
  • "prime rate"

Iranian hostage crisis in 1979

  • SALT II
  • captured Americans
  • cruel captivity