Essay On Kennedy's Sixties

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The Sixties were end up with full of surprises. The sixties were included most memorable events of American history such as rising tide of protest, war, and crisis of Cuba. The sixties also consider as an era of new technology were America had launched new space program and nuclear missiles. The role of two similar leaders John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson was very important to drive America forward. The research paper is give detail about the important events of sixties during the presidency of John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.

John Kennedy elected as a 35th President of United States, who was the first youngest candidate of the office and first catholic. Kennedy’s speech was effective and encourage Americans to face new frontier.
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In the early sixties Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) an organization founded in April 1960’ by Ella Baker to achieve social civil rights for blacks. In 1961, another organization launched the Freedom Rides known as Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). To test compliance some of the Freedom Riders took a bus trip to Deep South and get some violent response. The first African-American student James Meredith was entered in one of the University of Mississippi. To protect him federal marshals were sent. In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. started a peaceful series of demonstration. As a result Kennedy submit the Bill to support equality in every race. To support his bill, number of people joined to a Washington March. But no action was taken by Congress. Kennedy got shot by snipper in Dallas, Texas while cheering the crowd and as a result Lyndon Baines Johnson became the new president of the USA.

After becoming a president he faced his first challenge, Civil Rights. In 1964, congress finally passed the bill known as Civil Right Act. Not only this after election he passed many other bills such as healthcare program for age of 65 and above, National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Water Quality Act etc. However, the war with Vietnam was criticized by the citizens and was not the right decision by
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