- The Camp David Accords are usually seen as Jimmy Carter's greatest foreign policy success and as one of the main accomplishments of his presidency. The Camp David Accords were a series of meetings and peace treaties between Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Anwar Menachem Begin. These treaties ended a bitter rivalry between the countries that were made worse by the Six-Day War in 1967. The peace between Israel and Egypt proved to be a lasting one and shaped Middle Eastern politics for decades
2) He created the Department of Energy and established and passed the first national energy package that began moving the country away from fossil fuels.
3) Created the Department of Education which set the first national standards for education and greatly increased federal funding targeted to states with underfunded education.