John F Kennedy Dbq

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On the day of Nov.22 1963 our president was assassinated.The assassination of John F. Kennedy was unjust because his main goal and main priority was to have an ara of peace in the United States. He helped pass The Civil Rights Act. He played a hero role in the United States. Although many people feared a catholic president, he didn’t let his religion get in the way of what kind of America he believed in. John F. Kennedy contributed greatly to this nation. President John F. Kennedy helped pass The Civil Rights Act. JFK became president in 1961, at that time African Americans were facing discrimination and were being denied the right to vote. He put forward the initial civil rights act. Martin luther king jr was fighting for civil rights…show more content…
He stated himself that “not what kind of church i believed in -for that should only be important to me -but what kind of america i believe in.” Just because he was catholic did not mean he had to do anything a specific way. Many people might of thought that just because he had a religion he had to put it first but to him the country was more important. “At that time, many Protestants questioned whether Kennedy’s Roman Catholic faith would allow him to make decisions of vital importance to the country independent of the Vatican.”(Mckenzie 2). He believed in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute. The assassination of John F. Kennedy was unjust because his main goal and priority was to have an ara of peace in the United States. He helped pass The Civil Rights Act. He played a hero role in the United States. John F. Kennedy contributed greatly to this Country. Even though he had a religion, he stated more that one time that “not what kind of church i believed in -for that should only be important to me -but what kind of america i believe in.” He always found a more peaceful resolution to problems. And he believed in equal rights for everyone. He was both admired and feared by most
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