John F Kennedy Legacy

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John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He helped out South Vietnam throughout his life, Ngo Dinh Diem the president of South Vietnam asked for his help and he got all the help possible from John F. Kennedy. JFK sent american troops to Vietnam and even sent some military advisors with them so they could train the other soldiers in Vietnam so they could have a bigger group to fight with. Even though John F. Kennedy didn’t approve of communism he went along and kept helping, he was also a big supporter of the Domino Theory. John F. Kennedy believed that if one country would fall into communism then the ones around that country would slowly start falling apart and not be communist anymore. John F. Kennedy was a great man who …show more content…

Kennedy was the second out of nine children, born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline Massachusetts. The Kennedy family was already recognized but with all these nine children that came in to the family they knew in the future they would be something big in life and keep the family in the political things. They did end up becoming one of the most famous families that were all involved in something political. During JFK’s childhood he had anything he wanted because his father Joseph Kennedy was great at working with businesses and also great at working with political things and he would never quit until he achieved what his goal was. JFK had a great childhood for the kids in his generation. But what John F. Kennedy accomplished throughout his life was hard work he had to put into school and into learning all about the political things he needed to know to become …show more content…

Joseph was later sent to a dangerous mission and didn't make it he passed away and after that John decided he wanted to do something with his life he thought about being a teacher something simple but then he ran for congress in Massachusetts and won in 1946.Winning congress was the beginning of his political career. Later he was cleared into the US Senate, he then thought about running for Vice President but he went to President and skipped the Vice President where he won January 20, 1961. He helped out South Vietnam's president Ngo Dinh Diem a lot throughout his presidency, he would send many thousands of American troops to South Vietnam to help fight and even send American Military Advisers to help train the others that were in the South Vietnam

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