The Turning Point Essays

Submitted By charbo_910
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The Turning Point

The turning point that I’m choosing to write about is the John F. Kennedy Assassination. This is a major turning point in our country because the President was assissanated; the people of the United States didn’t expect this to happen and loved the President dearly. This event reminds me of 9/11, which wasn’t a turning event and everyone knew where he or she heard what happened. When it was announced that President John F. Kennedy it was a long sad weekend for Americans. People say it was the first big new event of that time that caused Americans’ to hang on to hang on to every word the news commentators were saying. Immediately after the President John F. Kennedy was assassinated Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as President. Lyndon B. Johnson wasn’t charismatic and had slightly different views from President John F. Kennedy. In June of 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Limited Test Ban Treaty with the Soviets for the abolishment of nuclear weapons. After President John F. Kennedy was assassinated the agreement President John F. Kennedy was fixated on ridding Cuba of its dictator, Fidel Castro. President John F. Kennedy also backed a coup with the South Vietnam that resulted in the murder of Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu. Three weeks after the deaths of the Ngo brothers, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. With the death of the President and the Ngo brothers, “the United States reassessed its relationship and…