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Section 3: The Ford and Carter Years

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

Gerald R. Ford: Thirty-eighth President, 1974–1977 http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/ grf/ fordbiop.asp
Biography of Gerald R. Ford, with a link to the Ford Presidential Library Web site.

The Carter Center http://www.cartercenter.org/
Web site of the nonprofit organization founded by former president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Roslyn Carter to resolve conflicts and improve global human rights and health conditions.

Jimmy Carter: Thirty-ninth President, 1977–1981 http://www.whitehouse.gov/ history/ presidents/ jc39.html
Brief biography of Carter, with links to a biography of his wife, the text of his inaugural address, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library site.

Powering the Past http://americanhistory.si.edu/ csr/ powering/
Short essays on the history of American energy policy and the move toward deregulation of energy production.