English 10 28 October, 2014 Jimmy Carter was an influential political leader and effective president,as well as a dedicated philanthropist. Carter’s childhood background, education, and military experience contributed to his leadership abilities and his eagerness to serve the United States. Carter was not only excellent at serving nation,but also a phenomenal father and husband. Carter contributed to some remarkable organizations. These, too, are things that helped shape Carters leadership quality.
the purposes of this investigation it focus solely in the threat of withdrawal of the US from the Games, if the Soviet’s did not withdraw from Afghanistan. Thus, The Cold War and the Olympic Movement by Christopher Hill and Dropping the Torch: Jimmy Carter the Olympic Boycott, and the Cold War by John Barnhill are very valuable sources to this investigation, due to the insight they give on the effect communism (Soviets) had on the Games, the reasons behind Carter’s threat to withdraw from the GAmes