John F Kennedy Legacy

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This is the story of John F. Kennedy’s life and legacy after his death. Even though John wasn’t the best president, he was a good president. He also was the youngest man elected to the office. John had faced challenging times in his youth. He was not the healthiest baby in the family. John had diseases like whooping cough, measles, and chickenpox. Three years later, he became sick with scarlet fever. The symptoms would include a bright red rash that covers most of the body, a sore throat, and a high fever. In the end, Jack was never very healthy. When Jack turned eight he had gotten six siblings altogether. Jack had an older brother named Joe, four sisters, Rosemary, Kathleen, Eunice, and Patricia, and a younger brother, Robert. This then leads to what John had left…show more content…
Kennedy was one of the most popular presidents in all time. His family grew famous around the United States. President John F. Kennedy had died on November 22, 1963. John was going to his next speaking arrangement in Dallas. As he was cruising through downtown Dallas, shots were fired. Kennedy was shot in the neck and in the head, and was announced dead at the nearest hospital. The killer was then found to be Lee Harvey Oswald. While going to jail, he was wounded two days later by a local nightclub owner named Jack Ruby. Right after this event, alternative theories of Kennedy’s assassination emerged including conspiracies run by the KGB, the Mafia and the U.S. military-industrial complex, and among others. A presidential commission led by Chief Justice Earl Warren concluded that Oswald had acted alone, but speculation and debate over the assassination has persisted. Kennedy’s death was one of the most mysterious deaths in all of history. John F. Kennedy was the youngest president ever, and was also the youngest president to die. He was one of the most popular presidents ever and hearing the death of him devastated the world. John F. Kennedy will always be remembered as a man, a dad, and a
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