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Being the President of the United States can be a very challenging job. Imagine being the most powerful man in the world. Today, the United States is considered to own the strongest military in the world . There is no doubt that any nation will think twice before declaring war against the United States. However, there was a time when every nation was fighting to be that number #1 on the list and they would do anything to be the strongest. Only one man could make United States the strongest and lead them to success. That man was the 35th President of the United States of America and the youngest, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
In January 1961, John F. Kennedy was appointed the President of the United States of America
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was a big believer in foreign policies. He initiated the Alliance for Progress in 1961 with the goal to help Latin America region’s growth. Between 1962 and 1967, the U.S. supplied $1.4 billion per year to Latin America in hopes of better living conditions, financial institutions, tax laws, and administration. One of the biggest challenges of this policy is that countries in Latin America had a bad reputation of corruption and in some countries the possibility of communism. However, this policy was a big success and it exceeded the program 's original 2.5% growth goal of regional output per capita in Latin America with a 2.6% growth . Despite taking a big risk in spending so much money on a foreign nation, J.F.K. took the chance and many foreign citizens had way better living conditions than before.
The establishment of the Peace Corps in 1961 was another example of his support to foreign countries. The program is still active to this day and recruits American volunteers to help underdeveloped nations in areas such as education, health care, and construction. The Peace Corps has been around ever since and around 220,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps since 1961 and served in 140 countries . Thanks to President John F. Kennedy, a great organization has been active for some years now with a great mission, to help
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Thanks to his accomplishments when he was President, America now is way different than how it used to be before. In his 3 years of presidency, he fixed the entire nation. He fixed problems foreign and domestic and he prevented a nuclear war that could’ve cause a lot of innocent lives. He proved that although he was young, he had a great passion for this country. Thanks to him, the Cold War did not escalated to a nuclear war. Non-white people have the same opportunities as white people and their rights are not being violated. We now have great allies thanks to the continuous support we provide to other countries. With all these being said, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy will ever be an American Hero and should always be

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