Kennedy Assasination Essay

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Nancy Perez
LEH 300
Prof; Vaccara
April 29, 2013 Kennedy Assassination The history of united Stated has been very interesting. Through its history many individuals had leave their footprint. In total, a list of 44 men had been named president of the United States. In this list we find President Kennedy. By 1961 Kennedy appointed for president of the United States. Years after he was president he was assassinated. His death had been marked forever in the lives of millions of Americans. There exists a lot of discussion about who killed Kennedy. Some points that are mention is that Fidel Castro had something to do with it. However, the investigators confirmed that Lee Harvey Oswald was who killed him. But, what goes beyond of all that? Kennedy has been an important figure for the history of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in on May 17, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He came from a hard-working family that has very clear the things that they want. His Mother was Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and his father Joseph Patrick Kennedy. Kennedy had 8 brothers and sisters, there were three boys and five girls. In his family Kennedy was called Jack. His mother was very concern with everything that goes on in the life of Kennedy. According to an article “Growing up in the Kennedy family” it conveys us that his mother used note cards to write down everything of the life of his son. For example, every time that she goes to the doctor she wrote all the physical information about him. Well, it tells us that his mother was so motherhood and so dedicated to his family. His mother reveals that Kennedy was a child that had a lot of health problems. By the time that Kennedy was three they moved from their house in Brookline. His father was a businessman. Kennedy was a child that had many skills. Kennedy was an individual in particular who from his childhood was very clear of what he wants to become when he grow up. Kennedy entered at Harvard University in 1936. Kennedy was a very determine and perseverant child. When he graduated from college he joined the Navy together with his brother Joe. Unfortunately, Joe died in the war. After the death of his brother Kennedy main concern were to become president. In his early 36 years of age he got married with a young lady Jacqueline Bouvier. On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy was on oath President of the United Stated. Kennedy’s wife was very creative and she renews the rooms of the White House. This was young family so it gave to the White House a fun spirit. One of the things that exist today that was created by Kennedy was the “Peace Corps.” This is an act that allows Americans Citizens to volunteer to work if assistance is needed. There were a lot the issues that Kennedy had to address during his presidency. One of the main issues was the racial discrimination. Kennedy was one of the leader who support civil the rights movements. This was one of the things that many white people dislike about Kennedy. It was the year 1963. Several films and photos capture Kennedy assassination. Zapruder film is one of the evidence that shows us this sadness event. On November 21 was in Texas there he gave some political speeches. On November 22, 1963 he was in Dallas. He was in his car when some shoots were in his way, unfortunately killing him. Zapruder film is a very famous film that shows very clear the assassination. According to the information recorded Kennedy was killed in Dealey Plaza in Dallas at 12:30 PM. Three gun shoots assassin him. In less than one minute three shoots were fire. The main Kennedy’s assassin was Lee Harvey Oswald. Lee Oswald was born in New Orleans in 1939. His father was death before he was born. According to Espartacus education web page, Oswald was a intelligent boy however, his behavior in school were not acceptable. Besides he left school at very young age he joined the US