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John F. Kennedy

  • Birth of JFK

    Birth of JFK
    John F Kennedy was born on may 29, 1917 in Boston, he was the secound child born to Rose and Joseph Kennedy
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    John F. Kennedy

  • High school

    High school
    JFK graduated in 1935 making only average grades
  • kennedys time at princeton

    kennedys time at princeton
    kennedy only spent 6 weeks in princeton because he was hospitalized from illness
  • Harvard

    Kennedy enrolled in Harvard collage in september 1936
  • WWII

    Kennedy was the commander of a pt-109 or motor torpedo boat in WWII
  • graduation of Harvard

    graduation of Harvard
    Kennedy graduated from Harvard in 1940 with a degree in international affaires
  • Kennedys back problems

    Kennedys back problems
    kennedy was hospitalized for chronic lower back problems
  • Kennedy joins the navy

    Kennedy joins the navy
    kennedy is disqualified by the u.s army for his back problems, so he joined the navy were he was put on a torpedo boat
  • first political office

    first political office
    John f kennedy was elected into congress sep 28, 1946
  • us senate

    us senate
    Kennedy beat Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr in 1952 for us senate
  • re-elected

    in 1958 kennedy was re-elected for us senate
  • Kennedy vs. Nixson

    Kennedy vs. Nixson
    The first televised debate beetween John F. Kennedy and Richared Nixson took place on sep 26, 1960.
  • Elected President

    Elected President
    John f Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th president of the United State of America noon on jan 20, 1961
  • kennedy speech

    kennedy speech
    in this speech, kennedy anounced his decison to add 3.25 billion to the u.s defence budget
  • death of JFK

    death of JFK
    John F Kennedy was assassinated on november 22, 1963