John F Kennedy's Assassination Essay

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“It was just a beautiful reception, a bright, warm, sunny day and thousands of people cheering.” Until, Jackie Kennedy the first lady yelled “They’ve shot his head off.” On November 22, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was shot dead, by Lee Harvey Oswald during his visit in Dallas, Texas.

John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States of America. He was young, in fact the youngest president the U.S has had, and Democratic. John was born into a wealthy family and had many privileges, for example he went to good schools, because his family had the money. He graduated from Harvard in 1940 and then fought in World war two. During the war he was the captain of a torpedo boat. John came home a hero after he saved many lives when a
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Kennedy, in fact when he was 19, he left the U.S and went to the Soviet Union, even though he was a former U.S. Marine, Lee thought the hard workers in the U.S were treated like slaves. He wanted to attend Moscow University, even though he didn’t finish high school. For awhile he worked in a factory, and felt like he had no rights at all. Later he wrote to the U.S embassy and it said “Lee Harvey Oswald wants to come home.” After Oswald came home he worked at the Texas school depository. In the building Lee saw the sheet of paper of the route for the President’s visit. When Lee saw the President was going to pass the place he has great access to, he decided to plot a plan to shoot the President. The day of November 22, 1963 was when Lee made history with just two gun shots.

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy shocked the world. Not that only he was the youngest President, but he was also a World War two hero and risked his own life to save others. The place that Lee Harvey Oswald took that easy shot to kill the President from, was the Texas school depository on the sixth floor. Oswald didn’t just do that, additionally he went to the Soviet Union, the enemy, even though he was a former Marine. People will always remember the assassination that shocked the world even though it happened a long time
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