John F Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States until his term tragically was cut

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John F Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States until his term tragically was cut short by a communist sympathizer on November 22, 1963. On November 22, 1963 the United States lost its innocence. The majority of Americans mourned and felt the pain of his assassination. America watched his assassin meet his own demise from their homes, and watched his widow march down the street of Washington in her husband’s funeral profession, and grown men wept when young John Jr. saluted his Fathers casket as his final goodbye. Kennedy spent the majority of his presidency trying to prevent the spread of communism in Asian countries as well as Cuba. Kennedy and his wife were seen as superstars to the public and although they mesmerized…show more content…
The nation was able to trust the youthful president with telling them the absolute truth and giving them as much forewarning as possible which Kennedy will do to the best of his ability and so will Kennedys southern Vice President, Lyndon Baines Johnson when he assumes Kennedys role on Air Force One before federal judge Sarah Hughes in November of 1963. The American public will forever know these two as the last presidents who were honest and truthful to the nation due to the fraud and scandal imbedded into the Richard Nixon administration where history can find the first traces of shrinking belief in the government from its citizens. After the Cuban Missile Crisis it became clear how easy it would be to have a nuclear war, and eventually complete destruction of both countries. The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred after The USSR started sending ICBM’s to Cuba and aiming them at the United States. After a tense week or so in October, the crisis was solved with the conditions that Cuba would remove the missiles and the United States would remove some of their that they had strategically placed towards the USSR. With the formation of Mutually Assured Destruction in the Kennedy Administration it became painfully obvious to both citizens of the United States as well as the citizens of the Soviet Union how close and easy it would

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