President James Earl Carter
About the President James Earl Carter Lesson
A lesson of President Jimmy Carter. Students read about his life and accomplishments. The reading is accompanied by multiple choice questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to Jimmy Carter.
• To present the major achievements of the Jimmy Carter Presidency.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of Jimmy Carter history.
Although his given name is James Earl Carter, everyone knows the thirty-ninth President of the United States as Jimmy Carter. Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in rural Plains, Georgia. Carter?s father was a farmer. Jimmy Carter often spoke of attending school and playing with the many African American children who lived nearby. Remember, when he was growing up segregation, or separation by race, was the social norm.