John F. Kennedy graduated from Choate, a male boarding school in Connecticut. He was very popular in school and played sports.
Began College at Harvard
John F. Kennedy began his studies at Harvard. He spent time studying abroad in England and other countries in Europe. "Jack returned to Harvard more eager to learn about history and government and to keep up with current events"
World War II Began
On September 1, 1939 Germany invaded Poland and World War II began.
J.F.K. Graduates from Harvard
John F. Kennedy wrote his thesis on why Great Britain was unprepared for war with Germany. His father sent him a cablegram from London saying, "TWO THINGS I ALWAYS KNEW ABOUT YOU ONE THAT YOU ARE SMART TWO THAT YOU ARE A SWELL GUY LOVE DAD."
J.F.K. Enlists in the Navy
JFK and his brother Joe both enlisted in the Navy. JFK was a Lieutenant and sent to the South Pacific. His brother Joe was a flyer sent to Europe.
Elected into the House of Representatives
JFK decided to go into politics after the death of his brother Joe. JFK was elected as a U.S. representative for the 11th Congressional District in Boston at the age of 29. He was re-elected in 1948 and 1950.
Elected into his second term of the House of Representatives
John F. Kennedy Marries Jacqueline Bouvier
Soon after being elected senator, John F. Kennedy, at 36 years of age, married 24 year-old Jacqueline Bouvier, a writer with the Washington Times-Herald.
John and Jackie have their first child
Caroline is born to John and Jackie on November 27, 1957.
JFK is elected as the 35th President of the United States
John F. Kennedy beats Richard Nixon in the running for the 35th President of the United States
First son is born (John John)
John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy's first son was born, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. (John John).
JFK Sworn In as 35th President
John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th President of the United States.
John F. Kennedy Assassinated
John F. Kennedy was shot by who is thought to be Lee Harvey Oswald.
Funeral of John. F. Kennedy
The Funeral of John F. Kennedy was held on the 25th of November, 1963. This was a very sad day in our country's history. His three year old son, John John saluted his father at the funeral.