Profiles in Courage by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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One the most memorable presidents ever was elected in nineteen sixty one. He was the youngest president in the history of the United States. He was also the first catholic president in us history. Some people loved him and some people hated him. On November twenty second nineteen sixty three weather they hated or loved him everyone in the United States were shocked at what happened at about twelve thirty in the afternoon. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot while riding on his motorcade through Dealey Plaza downtown Dallas. It was a really bad day for Americans. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline Massachusetts on May twenty ninth nineteen seventeen. The Fitzgerald and the Kennedy families were prominent Irish Catholic families that lived in Boston. John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s maternal grandfather was John E. Fitzgerald his nickname was “Honey Fitz” and he was the mayor of Boston. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was nicknamed “Jack” and he was the second oldest out of nine siblings. The Kennedy sibling kept a close relationship and supported each other throughout their entire lives. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a very bad student and got in trouble a lot. John Fitzgerald Kennedy went to school at a catholic boarding school for boys in Connecticut at a school called Canterbury. After graduating from Choate he went to Princeton University for one semester after that he transferred to Harvard University in nineteen thirty six. Not too long after he graduated from Harvard he joined the United States Navy. One day in August in nineteen forty three Kennedy was faced with a tragedy and faced it with bravery. The boat he was on PT-109 was hit and split in half by a Japanese war ship. John Fitzgerald Kennedy led severa... ... middle of paper ... ... that he was paid. I think that he did it out of pure hatred. I think that some of these theories are reasonable and make sense and some of them do not make sense. In conclusion John Fitzgerald Kennedy was probably one of the greatest presidents in the history of the United States. Lots of people loved him and thought he was great but there were also a lot of people who hated him and thought he was horrible. There were a lot of things in his life that lead up to him getting assassinated on that tragic day in American history. There were a lot of things going on that day and it was a very busy day. There are lots of conspiracy theories on John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s assassination. Some of them are reasonable and make sense and some of them do not make any sense. No matter who you were it was a tragic day when one John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot.

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