New Frontier speechit was his speech at the democratic convention.
was asking for support
showed his support in equality
JFK speeks at Houstons minister confernecespoke about his religon
he also addressed peoples fear of papal influence in the presidency.
lastly he spoke about religous freedom
JFK debates Richard Nixon on televisionfirst televised debate
nixon lost because of how well kennedy held himself
nixon sounded better due to where he stood on important issues
Cuban Missle Crisisclosest to a nuclear war
tension started with the U-2 incident
JFK had to work issues out with Khrushchev
JFK wins electionsJohn Kennedy became the thirty fifth president.
second youngest presiident
defeated Richard Nixond
Freedom riders attacked in alabamagroup of black and white volunteers
KKK bombed their bus while stopped in alabama
no one was charged with the bombing
Berlin wall is constructedsplit berlin in half
people wanted to escape communist east germany
28 miles with gun towers
bay of pigs invasionwas a loss for the americans
cuban media praised the government for defeating america heroicly.
made US presidenc look foolish because kennedy took full responsibility.
kennedy adresses nation about civil rightsHe talked about his support for equality
Kennedy speaks from the Oval Office
was in response to the National Guard being sent to protect African American students
JFK assasinatedHappened In Dallad Texas.
lee harvey oswald shot him
after he died lyndon b johnson became president