John F. Kennedy 's President Of The United States

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John F. Kennedy When John F Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States his overall goal was to issue civil rights for everyone. Fortunately, he was very successful in doing so when he achieved this goal before being assassinated. Many people would argue his presidency was a failure due to the Cuban missile crisis that almost started a nuclear war, however, due to Kennedy 's leadership we were able to come to a peaceful agreement. John F Kennedy was successful in office because he prevented nuclear armageddon, established the Peace Corps to help struggling countries, and achieved his goal of civil rights in America.

After World War II ended in the Cold War was on the brink, it was the beginning of the nuclear age
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Kennedy supported a band of nuclear testing, believing it would prevent countries from obtaining nuclear weapons. "He envisioned of the test ban as a first step to nuclear disarmament." (Nuclear Test Ban Treaty 2)

President Kennedy announced before Congress the "dramatic and ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the moon before the end of the decade." (Steve Garber) The overall goal was to be rushing to the moon. "Kennedy felt great pressure to have the United States catch up in overtake the Soviet union in the space race." (Steve Garber) his goal was achieved July 20, 1969 after his assassination, when Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon. Many argue the event was staged in just a pressured attempt to beat Russia to the moon, however proof using satellite video showed the US successfully made it to the moon within Kennedy set timeframe. This is using inherent powers because

James Meredith was the first black man to attend the segregated school of Mississippi University. On September 20th 1960 Meredith arrived to enroll at the University of Mississippi, only to find that when he arrived governor Ross Barnett was there to cease this from happening, "physically not letting James in." (Ole Miss: James Meredith) On September 29th president Kennedy called Barnett to persuade him into letting James into the University of Mississippi. On a recording over the phone Kennedy says, “I
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