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Two one-Term Presidents Compared

May 10, 2022

Jimmy Carter enacted a national energy policy designed to promote energy conservation

Joe Biden is moving toward less reliance on carbon fuels

Carter sought reforms to the country’s welfare, health care, and tax law

Biden proposes higher taxes on corporations and wealthy Americans

Carter reoriented U.S. foreign policy towards an emphasis on human rights

Biden emphasizes advance of democracy and less interest in nationalism

Carter pursued further Strategic Arms Limitation Talks with the Soviet Union

Biden’s weakness encouraged Russia to retake Ukraine

Carter arranged the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt

Biden exhibits less emphasis on the Middle East

Carter guaranteed the eventual transfer of the Panama Canal to Panama

Biden concerned about post-Soviet aggression

Carter failed to use force to end the Iran hostage crisis

Biden works to bring home Americans incarcerated in Russia

Carter created a US Department of Education

Biden moving to forgive student tuition debt

Carter deregulated airlines

Biden increases regulation of oil drilling

Carter defeated by Ronald Reagan

Biden likely to lose to Mike Pompeo
 

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