John F. Kennedy Questions

Directions: Complete the following questions using resources from the links listed below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzUILIqRNdo&t=52s (The Presidents series video)

http://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/john-f-kennedy (History.com)

To begin this assignment, watch the Presidents series video: John F. Kennedy on YouTube and then answer the following questions.

1. What was notable about Kennedy's age upon his election as president?

He was the youngest man to be elected president.


2. During his inauguration, what did Kennedy say he represented? Provide a quote from his speech.

He said, "Let the word go forth from this time and place to friend and foe alike that ...

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for a group of Cuban exiles to overthrow Castro's communist regime.


6. What was the result of the Bay of Pigs invasion? How did Kennedy react?

It did not go well and Kennedy reacted by making a speech putting all the blame on himself.


7. What initiatives did Kennedy launch to help forge a better society?

He created the peace core and plan the war on poverty, and he was an inspiration to everybody

8. What was Kennedy's defining moment in office?

The Cuban missile crisis.

9. What did the CIA brief Kennedy about regarding Cuba?

The CIA briefed him which showed through aril photographs that he Soviet Union had places bases that could shoot nuclear missiles at the United States


10. What did military commanders want Kennedy to do? How did he respond?

They wanted him to launch an air strike on Cuba. He made a negotiation and found peace.


11. Who did Kennedy negotiate with to find a peaceful resolution to the crisis?

Nikita ...

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