John F. Kennedy : President Of The United States Essay

1690 Words Oct 18th, 2016 7 Pages
In order to make something better than what it is you have to have an idea, drive, and determination make it better. Growth, change, and betterment for the United States is what John F. Kennedy wanted. He wanted a better America for all who live here no matter who that person what. In order for him to do that he was nominated and elected to be President of the United States. In this essay I am going to tell you a few things about John F. Kennedy. Then I am going to discuss how he embodied greatness through his campaign speeches, and finally, I will analyze how some parts of those speeches were used to convince the American people to vote for him despite what his religious affiliations were. John F. Kennedy was born May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. His parents were Joseph and Rose Kennedy where he was the second of nine children. His family was a prominent Irish Catholic political family (history). His upbringing in a family in politics did have an influence on his future which was further in enhanced in his adulthood. As an adult he was in the U.S. Navy in 1941, where the ship he was given command to was attacked and lost his older brother who did not survive (history). This lead his role to run into politics because he wanted to be the first to be elected as President, but also be of a Catholic background and also to finish where his brother road abruptly ended. He earned his way into politics when he ran for congress in January 1947. He announced himself as…

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