History Kennedy Essay

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History Kennedy

I. Kennedy and The Cold War

A.The Election of 1960- As President Eisenhower's 2nd term drew to a close, a mood of restlessness arose among voters.
1.Kennedy and The Canidate-Kennedy intered the race with a well-organized campain, the
backing of his large family, and a handsome look and charisma that appealed to voters.

2.Televised Debate- a milestone of the campain was the 1st televised debate ever between presidental canididates.
3.Kennedy and the King-Hearing of King's arrest, Kennedy called King's wife.

B.Crisis of Cuba-The 1st test of Kennedy's foreign policy came 90 miles off the coast of Florida.
1.The Cuban Dilemma-Castrode to power on the promise of democracy.
2.The Bay of Pigs-1960, President Eisenhower gave the CIA permission to secretly train hundreds of Cuban exiles.
3.Cuban Missile Crisis-Castro had a powerful ally in Moscow - Soviet premier Nikita Kruskchev.

C.Tragedy 'n Dallas-No one could presee that a terrible national tradegy lay just ahead.
1.Four Days in November-Kennedy was shot in the head.
2.Unanswered Questions-The Warren Commision concluded that Kennedy had been shot by Oswald.

II.The Great Society

A.LBJ's Path to Power-His ambition and dive had become legendary.
1.From Texas Hills to Cap. Hill-LBJ grew up in Texas.

B.Joshson's Domestic Agenda-Americans began to solve national problems.
1.War On Poverty-August 1964, Congress enacted the economic oppertunity act
2.1964 Election-LBJ won by a lanslide.

C.Building The Great Society-In May 1964, Johnson had summed up the grand vision for america in a phase.

1.Landmark Legislation-Johnson considered education the key to success.

III.The Continuing Cold War

A.The Election of 1945- As President Eisenhower's 2nd term drew to a close, a mood of restlessness arose among voters.
1.Kennedy and The Canidate-Kennedy intered the race with a well-organized campain, the
backing of his large family, and a handsome look and charisma that appealed to voters.

2.Televised Debate- a milestone of the campain was the 1st televised debate ever between presidental canididates.
3.Kennedy and the King-Hearing of King's arrest, Kennedy called King's wife.

B.Crisis of Cuba-The 1st test of Kennedy's foreign policy came 90 miles off the coast of Florida.
1.The Cuban Dilemma-Castrode to power on the promise of democracy.
2.The Bay of Pigs-1960, President Eisenhower gave the CIA permission to secretly train hundreds of Cuban exiles.
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