Classroom Presentation (in order to view the presentation and listen to the audio lectures simultaneously, right click the .pdf attachment [or, if using a Mac, control + click the attachment], open the attachment in a separate window, and play the appropriate audio presentation below):



Audio Presentations (open the classroom presentation above in a separate window, and select the appropriate audio presentation by hitting the play button):

- Unit 10, Lesson 1 - Reapportionment & the end of the County Unit System
- Unit 10, Lesson 2 - President Jimmy Carter
- Unit 10, Lesson 3 - The Two-Party System, the 1996 Olympics, and Immigration

Supplementary Resources (a number of items have been provided below - pictures, video clips, downloadable attachments, etc. - to help you further investigate the themes and lessons encountered in this unit; note that, due to certain Internet restrictions, not all video clips may be accessible while at school):

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James Earl "Jimmy" Carter - The 39th President of the United States, and the only Georgian (as of 2011) to have been elected President.
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The 1976 Presidential Election

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Recession - One of Carter's challenges was a major economic recession and energy crisis, often resulting in extremely long gas lines.
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The Ayatollah Khomeini - The leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution who took many American diplomats hostage in the Iran Hostage Crisis.
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American diplomats taken hostage during the Iran Hostage Crisis.
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Iranians demonstrate their hostility to the United States during the Iran Hostage Crisis.
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The failed Iran Hostage rescue attempt.
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The Camp David Accords - One of the highlights of the Carter Presidency was the establishment of a permanent peace between Israel and Egypt.
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The 1980 Presidential Election - A landslide victory for Ronald Reagan.

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Carter's Post-Presidential Legacy - Since leaving the Presidency, Carter has been an active supporter of Habitat for Humanity.
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Carter's Post-Presidential Legacy - The Carter Center monitors free elections and human rights violations worldwide.
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Carter's Post-Presidential Legacy - Carter's 2002 Nobel Prize Diploma.
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Carter's Post-Presidential Legacy - Carter displaying his 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Rise of the Two-Party System - Historically, Democrats have controlled Georgia, but beginning in 1964 (the year the Civil Rights Act was passed), Georgians began to turn increasingly to the Republican Party; in 1964, Georgians voted for a Republican presidential candidate for the first time (Barry Goldwater), and have only voted for Democratic candidates for President twice since then (on both occasions, the candidate was Georgia native Jimmy Carter).


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Sonny Perdue - Georgia's first Republican Governor since Reconstruction.
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Casey Cagle - Georgia's first Lieutenant Governor.
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The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games brought over $5 billion to the city of Atlanta.
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1996 Olympic Stadium (now Turner Field, the home of the Atlanta Braves).
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Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta.
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Immigration - During the Vietnam War, numerous immigrants came to Georgia from Cambodia.
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Immigration - During the Vietnam War, numerous immigrants came to Georgia from Laos.
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Immigration - During the Vietnam War, numerous immigrants came to Georgia from Vietnam.
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Immigration - Today, most of Georgia's immigrant population comes from Latin American counties (like Mexico); many support Georgia's economy through work in the poultry and textile industries.
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Immigration - Today, most of Georgia's immigrant population comes from Latin American counties (like El Salvador); many support Georgia's economy through work in the poultry and textile industries.

VIDEO CLIPS:

Biography of James Earl "Jimmy" Carter:


1976 Jimmy Carter Campaign Ad:


Inauguration of Jimmy Carter as 39th President of the United States:


Documentary on the Iran Hostage Crisis:


Jimmy Carter Speaking on the Failed Iran Hostage Mission:


President Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" Speech:


Informative (though somewhat anti-Israeli), student-made film on the Camp David Accords:


1980 Presidential Debate - President Jimmy Carter vs. Ronald Reagan:


1980 Presidential Election Returns:


Carter's Nobel Peace Price Acceptance Speech:


Atlanta is Awarded the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games:


1996 Olympic Game Opening Ceremony: