History Kennedy

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I. Kennedy and The Cold War A.The Election of 1960- As President Eisenhower's 2nd term drew to a close, a mood of restlessness arose among voters. 1.Kennedy and The Canidate-Kennedy intered the race with a well-organized campain, the backing of his large family, and a handsome look and charisma that appealed to voters. 2.Televised Debate- a milestone of the campain was the 1st televised debate ever between presidental canididates. 3.Kennedy and the King-Hearing of King's arrest, Kennedy called King's wife. B.Crisis of Cuba-The 1st test of Kennedy's foreign policy came 90 miles off the coast of Florida. 1.The Cuban Dilemma-Castrode to power on the promise of democracy. 2.The Bay of Pigs-1960, President Eisenhower gave the CIA permission to secretly train hundreds of Cuban exiles. 3.Cuban Missile Crisis-Castro had a powerful ally in Moscow - Soviet premier Nikita Kruskchev. C.Tragedy 'n Dallas-No one could presee that a terrible national tradegy lay just ahead. 1.Four Days in November-Kennedy was shot in the head. 2.Unanswered Questions-The Warren Commision concluded that Kennedy had been shot by Oswald. II.The Great Society A.LBJ's Path to Power-His ambition and dive had become legendary. 1.From Texas Hills to Cap. Hill-LBJ grew up in Texas. B.Joshson's Domestic Agenda-Americans began to solve national problems. 1.War On Poverty-August 1964, Congress enacted the economic oppertunity act 2.1964 Election-LBJ won by a lanslide. C.Building The Great Society-In May 1964, Johnson had summed up the grand vision for america in a phase. 1.Landmark Legislation-Johnson considered education the key to success. III.The Continuing Cold War A.The Election of 1945- As President Eisenhower's 2nd term drew to a close, a mood of restlessness arose among voters. 1.Kennedy and The Canidate-Kennedy intered the race with a well-organized campain, the backing of his large family, and a handsome look and charisma that appealed to voters. 2.Televised Debate- a milestone of the campain was the 1st televised debate ever between presidental canididates. 3.Kennedy and the King-Hearing of King's arrest, Kennedy called King's wife. B.Crisis of Cuba-The 1st test of Kennedy's foreign policy came 90 miles off the coast of Florida. 1.The Cuban Dilemma-Castrode to power on the promise of democracy. 2.The Bay of Pigs-1960, President Eisenhower gave the CIA permission to secretly train hundreds of Cuban exiles. 3.Cuban Missile Crisis-Castro had a powerful ally in Moscow - Soviet premier Nikita Kruskchev. C.Tragedy 'n Dallas-No one could presee that a terrible national tradegy lay just ahead. 1.Four Days in November-Kennedy was shot in the head. 2.Unanswered Questions-The Warren Commision concluded that Kennedy had been shot by Oswald. IV. The New Frontier A.The Camelot Years- President JFK's inauguration set the tone for life a new era.
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