John F. Kennedy (JFK)

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John F. Kennedy (JFK) Across the centuries there have been many political and social leaders in America, they have played a key role in helping the country to succeed. Many Americans still remember the day, when one of those leaders, who made a big change in America was, elected president. John Fitzgerald “jack” Kennedy was born in Boston Massachusetts in May 29, 1917 and die by assassination in November 22, 1963 (46 years old), commonly referred by his initials” JFK “ was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Many important things took place during his short presidency as space race, the civil rights movement, test ban and others more. Also Kennedy was the youngest person elected (35 years old) and the first Roman Catholic to serve in that office. Many observers of his presidency came to present the ascendance of youthful idealism in the aftermath of WW ll.…show more content…
Kennedy was sworn as the 35th president at noon on January 20, 1941. In his inaugural address he spoke of the need of Americans to be active citizens famously saying “Ask not what you can do for your country, Ask what you can do for your country”. The address reflects kenndys confidence that his administration would chart an historically significant course in both domestic policy and foreing affairs. Foreign policy was dominated by America confrontations with the Soviet Union manifested by proxy contests in the early stage of the Cold War. Also one of the best things he do was to set the goal of “ landing a man on the moon and returning the same man back to the earth” by the end of the decade Kennedy speech transformed NASA and the space program. Furthermore he established the peace corps in March 1961 Kennedy established it a volunteer program that sends young Americans to abroad in an effort to promote world peace and
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