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The assassination of John-F Kennedy
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How has John F. Kennedy impacted the world?
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November 22 1963
Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas
John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He rode in an open top convertible with his wife, Jacqueline and the Texas Governor John Connally and his wife. JFK was preparing for his presidential campaign to make people aware of education, national security and world peace when he was shot by a sniper. Crowds of people lined the streets and waved. As the car was passing the Texas School Book Depository three gunfire's were suddenly shot. Bullets struck the president's neck and head and he slumped over towards Mrs. Kennedy. The governor was also hit in the chest. The car sped off to Parkland Memorial Hospital just a few minutes away but little could be done for the President who was pronounced dead at 1:00pm. The Governor was seriously wounded but recovered.
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How did John F. Kennedy die?
Six months before John F. Kennedy's death Secret Services had over 400 threats to his life. Three of these were serious enough that JFK needed to make changes to his routine.
Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested approximately 70 minutes after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. According to witnesses Lee Harvey Oswald had been spotted walking along a sidewalk three miles from Dealey Plaza and the police had received radio messages, which gave the description of Oswald. According to one of the arresting officers, Oswald resisted arrest and was attempting to draw his pistol when he was struck and forcibly restrained by the police. He was charged with the murders of President Kennedy and Officer Tippit later that night. Lee Harvey Oswald's case never came to trial because two days later while being escorted to a car to be transferred from Dallas Police Headquarters to the Dallas County Jail, he was shot and killed by Jack Ruby, live on American television. Jack Ruby was arrested after the shooting and said he was upset over the assassination of JFK and it would save Mrs. Kennedy coming back to the trial.
However many people today do not believe that Oswald killed John F. Kennedy. There are many conspiracy theories, such as Bush Sr. and all of his Nazi Illuminati buddies, together with the help of the Italian Mafia killed Kennedy. It is believed that over 74 people who know about this conspiracy have been murdered to keep it a secret.
Who was John F. Kennedy?
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States. He was born on May 29th 1917 in Massachusetts. John F. Kennedy also served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. JFK was married to Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis. They had four children together, Arabella Kennedy (Still Born), Caroline Bouvier Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr and Patrick Bouvier Kennedy.
John F. Kennedy
Significant Events That Have Changed the World
JFK was the first Irish Roman Catholic US President.
Johnson became president 99 minutes after Kennedy's death.
Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis refused to take off her pink Chanel suit which was stained with her JFK's blood. Jacqueline's suit has never been cleaned and lies in the National Archives. JFK's family wishes that the Chanel suit will not be seen in public until 2103.
The Texas School Book Depository is a museum dedicated to JFK's assassination.
Abraham Zapruder caught the assassination on his home movie camera. The film was bought by Life magazine for $150,000.
More than 100 countries arrived for Kennedy's funeral.
TV networks suspended shows for four days.
JFK's great nephew, Conor Kennedy dated Taylor Swift.
The positives of JFK's assassination are that people are more aware for the safety of the leaders today.
The negatives of the assassination are that people were upset and scared. Society also lost trust in the secret services and federal government.
John F. Kennedy has significantly impacted the world in many ways. He believed that there should be peace with other countries. During the sixties JFK fought for justice and equality to make sure that it did not matter if you were black or white, poor or rich. He also created and supported several programs that helped the less fortunate and to end racism and poverty. While JFK was president he managed to boost the economy, which benefited many people.
John F. Kennedy planned together with NASA to put a man on the moon, which took place 6 years after his death in 1969. JFK had a great impact on many people who continued to make his plan come true.
In 2013 the Americans rated every President since 1900. 60% of the votes rated JFK as a “great” President and only 6% rated him “ average”.
People say that John F. Kennedy had “an unfinished life” as he never got to follow through on few of his promises. Life may be different today if John F. Kennedy was never assassinated, however what he did achieve as President has never been forgotten.
John F. Kennedy always stuck by his word, unlike some leaders of today.
JFK died while in presidency which impacted the people of America. There was a moment in time where the Americans didn't have a leader and didn't know what their future would hold. The first hour after the shooting was a time of great confusion. People didn't know if the shooting was apart of a larger attack and feared for their lives.
The news shocked the world. People gathered in department stores to watch the television coverage, schools were dismissed early, traffic stopped and many people had anger against Texas, saying that "the city of Dallas killed John F. Kennedy".
May 29 1917- November 22 1963