John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy was an important man that impacted America. His life and death along with the choices he made to change the face of America will remain in history. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty fifth president of the United States. The people of America saw him as a young and bright visionary, destined to change the nation.
John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was the second son of nine children, born into a family of great wealth and politics. His father Joseph P. Kennedy, a multimillionaire business executive financer along with his wife Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. Joseph also served in the Massachusetts Legislature. John was a child that had grown up in politics; their family was known for their wealth and also a long history in political and public service. John attended different schools such as Canterbury Parochial school, Choate School, many teachers complimented on how he was popular because of his unique personality. Kennedy enrolled at Princeton University but had to withdraw because of an illness. He graduated from Harvard with honors in 1940, and then attended Stanford University for his graduated studies.
After college John Kennedy tried to enlist into the United States Army, but was denied because of a back injury. Months later he was accepted into the United States Navy. After the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, in 1941 he became an intelligence officer in Washington D.C. Kennedy trained with the Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron and was shipped to the South Pacific to fight the ongoing war against Japan. In March 1943 he patrolled the torpedo boat, that got sliced in two/ A Japanese destroyer had targeted the boat killing two of Kennedy’s men. Kennedy and the o...
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