John F Kennedy: The Thirty-Fifth President Of The United States Of America

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John F Kennedy the thirty- fifth president of the United States of America. One of the most friendly presidents. He was born May twenty ninth of nineteen seventeen, he was born in Brooklyn Massachusetts. He married Jacqueline Bouvier, they had four children together Caroline, Patrick, John F JR, and Arabella Kennedy. Although, Patrick was born prematurely and died two days after he was born and Arabella died the day the she was born. President Kennedy was elected to be president in 1960 to be the thirty fifth president. He was forty three years old when he became president. He was the youngest and Roman Catholic to take the office. (Staff, H. (2009). Retrieved December 17, 2015.) Kennedy went to Harvard University to become a journalist. …show more content…
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot on November twenty second the year of nineteen sixty three, at twelve thirty PM. Crowds of people were crowded waving at the Kennedy 's As the president and the first lady Jacqueline “ Jackie” Kennedy were driving by the Texas School book depository, gunfire was struck. The gunman hit the president in the neck and head he slumped over toward Mrs. Kennedy. The governor was also hit in the chest. The car quickly went to the nearest hospital called Parkland Memorial Hospital. When they got to the hospital nothing could be done, they brought in a Catholic Priest and he was pronounced dead at one o’clock pm. The governor was able to stay alive and recover. The president’s body was brought to the Love Field and placed on Air Force One. Before the plane left the vice president Lyndon B. Johnson stood in the small compartment and took oath to the office. The ceremony of the Vice President becoming president took place at two thirty eight p.m. Before the ceremony, the police arrested Lee Harvey Oswald for the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the shooting. Oswald was a recently hired employee at the Texas School Book Depository. On November 23,1963 as Oswald was walking out of the jail on live TV, he was shot and killed by a man named Jack Ruby. Ruby wanted to bring him to justice. Later Ruby was brought to jail. (November 23, 1963: Death of the President, n.d.). Three days after the shooting hundreds of thousands of people lined the street of Washington to watch the horse drawn caisson bear carry the body of John F. Kennedy. The whole country was just shocked and sad, no one would have thought how could this have happened to a wonderful man. After the killing of John F Kennedy a lot of things changed including the secret

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