Lisbety Robaina Professor Feiler English 4 12 May 2014 John F. Kennedy: The Youngest President in the United States John F. Kennedy was the youngest man that was elected as a United States president. Also he was the first Roman Catholic who served in the office. In his childhood he spend good times and was member of a rich family who helped him to be that famous person, but at the end was a dark time that “for many Americans, the public murder of President Kennedy remains one of the most traumatic events in memory—countless Americans can remember exactly where they were when they heard that President Kennedy had been shot. His shocking death stood at the forefront of a period of political and social instability in the country and the world” (“American President…”). The Kennedy’s were considered the royal family of politics and the White House was referred to as “Camelot”.
“ Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. “ A famous quote spoken by a U.S President whose term of office was cut short by a belligerent man. John F. Kennedy or JFK would grow to become one of the United States’s smartest and youngest Presidents in history. Unfortunately for JFK his life and term as President was cut short after being assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. Although JFK did not serve a full term as President he affected our nation in many positive ways and was on the best presidents we ever had.
Owen also represents Kennedy as a man who couldn’t really be judged as a president because of his short time in office. Kennedy may not have had a long term but he surely is one of the most remembered and inspirational presidents of the United States (338). Works Cited Owen, Dean. November 22, 1963 Reflections On The Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy. Skyhorse Publishing Inc. 2013.
Jeni Sacklow Mr. Lynch APUSH J.F.K. : three letters recognizable by almost every American. Behind those three letters lies the legacy of one of the most memorable presidents in American History – John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The youngest man to ever be elected president, John F. Kennedy left his mark on America during his unusually short duration in office. In those 1,036 days as President of the United States, J.F.K.
Research Paper John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy was the youngest person to be elected president and to die president. Kennedy was an extraordinary man born on May 19, 1917 and became president in 1960. He did not know of his inevitable fate three years later in Texas. Kennedy seemed to be a favorite to all of America. Kennedy was a great president who had his own thoughts and ideals which caused him to have enemies that led him to his assassination.
John F. Kennedy Black and white portrait of President Kennedy distributed by the White House John F. Kennedy was the president of the United States. He was also the youngest president and the first Roman Catholic. Although he was only in power for 2 years and 10 months his legacy still lives on today, through books, images, buildings and numerous conspiracy theories. American society over the years has portrayed him as an American Hero fighting for peace and justice. The media have cultivating this image of, “The Camelot legend.” After his assassination on 22nd November 1963 the myth of Kennedy was formed.