Facts about JFK\’s Presidency

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JFK has long been one of America’s most respected president’s, as JFK brought much needed change to America, and is known for his heroic acts during the Civil Rights movement. President JFK was only 43 years old when he entered the presidency, and was the youngest to become president.

Fact 1: President JFK was sworn into the presidency on January 20th, 1961, at the capitol, in Washington D.C.

Fact 2: President JFK was the 35th president to be sworn into office, also known as one of America’s most loved president.

Fact 3: President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, May 29th 1917.

Fact 4
: JFK is known for his famous quote,’ ask not what your country can do for you’”ask what you can do for your country.’

Fact 5: JFK served in the Navy in 1943, and is reported to have saved the lives of many, as his ship was destroyed by the Japanese.

Fact 6: President JFK began work on an economic program that would offer help for all of those who had been affected by poverty.

Fact 7: President JFK intervened, in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons, by introducing the test ban treaty in 1963.

Fact 8: President JFK was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963 in Dallas Texas.

Fact 9: President JFK was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, the lone gunman who was laying in wait, as the limousine containing passenger President JFK arrived at Dealey Plaza.

Fact 10: President JFK is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, there are only two U.S. presidents buried there. JFK delivered one of his most remembered speeches in 1961 after visiting the tomb of the unknowns. Today people travel from all over the U.S. to visit the JFK plot of Arlington National Cemetery. The grave is marked with an eternal flame representing eternity.

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