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  • John F. Kennedy

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    of America, John Fitzgerald Kennedy remains the youngest man ever elected to the office of Chief Executive, and the youngest man to die while still fulfilling his duties. Serving as America's President, John F. Kennedy held his office for 1000 days, dying November 22nd, 1963, assassinated at the age of 46. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29th, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, the second son of nine children of the wealthy Roman Catholic Kennedy family. Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Kennedy's father

  • John F. Kennedy

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    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

  • John F. Kennedy

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    John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy was one of the greatest presidents of the twentieth century. He united almost the entire nation under a common goal; the Moon. His charisma could turn skeptics into believers, and strengthen the bond between himself and his supporters. He had so much charisma because he used many rhetorical devices in his speeches, the same rhetorical devices that have been wooing crowds of people since the time of Rome. One of his most memorable speeches he gave was at Rice

  • John F Kennedy

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    In “ John F. Kennedy, By Alan Brinkley, an American Historian and has taught at Columbia University for over 20 years takes Kennedy’s Life and presidency in a way that other authors wouldn’t. He shows Kennedy’s real image and the failures he encountered. Brinkley does a great job putting the major and minor events of Kennedy’s life in context without unnecessarily dwelling on any topic. In this biography, Brinkley combines minor event with the major with thoroughness and straight to the point. It

  • John F. Kennedy

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    John F. Kennedy once said “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country” John was a hero because he put the people and country before himself even if that meant to putting himself personally on the limb. “John F. Kennedy was the youngest man ever to be elected President of the United States of America. He entered in January of 1961 at the age of forty-three. With good looks and two beautiful young children, the nation watched the family with adoration, pride, and

  • John F. Kennedy

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    John F. Kennedy The election of 1959/1960 was one of the closest fought elections of all time. Although this sounds like a good thing it is not as this means that just under half of the American voting population did not want Kennedy to be president of America and this was a an image and credit problem for Kennedy. The main reason that Kennedy got into power was because of the black population. He promised his black voters a civil rights policy and an end to poverty and segregation. The

  • John F Kennedy

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    John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. He was born in Brookline Massachusetts, to Rose and Joseph Kennedy. He was also the grandson of John Francis Fitzgerald, the popular mayor of Boston known as Honey Fitz. At the age of three John, also known as Jack, was hospitalized for Scarlet fever, which at the time was very contagious and deadly, he almost died. He was in the hospital for a month. In 1936 John graduated from Choate, a boarding school in Connecticut. While he was there he played tennis

  • John F kennedy

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    I watched JFK and was very surprised, I had not seen it before and thought it was about the life of John F Kennedy whilst he was in the White House but it was not. It was about his assassination and what followed, how everyone was so quick to call it an attack by a lone gunman but how evidence could point toward a conspiracy. The characters were well introduced and the accuracy of detail was very good. The facts were laid were laid out and the way of life in the 1960's was quite accurately shown

  • John F. Kennedy

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    John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States (1961-1963). He was the youngest person ever to be elected president. Also, He was the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20the century. He served in World War II on PT boat. He also helped to solve the Cuban Missile Crisis and started Peace of Corps to help 3rd world countries better them selves. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore, his achievements were

  • John F Kennedy

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    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of United States, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. His father, Joseph Kennedy Sr., was a wealthy investor who wanted his sons to be important figures in American politics. Joseph Kennedy Sr. always favored his oldest son, Joseph Jr., to achieve his family's long time ambition to become a President of the United States. However, his eyes turned to John, after Joseph was killed in battle during World War II. John knew he was going to