What Was The Kennedy's Assassination

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In 1961, John F. Kennedy was voted into office becoming the 35th president of the United States. John F. Kennedy was and still is the youngest president to take office, sadly he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. John F. Kennedy grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts with eight brothers and sisters. In the 1940s, as a Harvard grad, Kennedy enlisted into the Navy. Post Pearl Harbor, amidst World War II, JFK was on patrol along with a few crew members and they were rammed and sunk by a Japanese fighter boat. From there Kennedy led a group of survivors to a close by island. When JFK returned from battle, he ran for congress in his local Boston town and won. From there he became senator and worked his way up the totem pole. …show more content…
Word got around and Castro caught wind of this plan around of September of 1960, and was aware that an invasion was coming. Soon after Kennedy’s inauguration Kennedy allowed the CIA go threw with this plan. The part of the plan that went wrong was on April 15, 1961 when eight U.S. bomber planes, painted as Cuban planes, missed their targets which kept Castro’s air force intact. Later on Kennedy canceled the second air strike because pictures of the repainted U.S. bomber planes were revealed to the public. On April 17, a group of militants identified as the Brigade 2506 landed with a total of 1400 men on the shores of the Bay of Pigs. As they landed they came under heavy fire resulting in heavily damaged equipment and the sinkage of a few planes and ships. Brigade 2506 eventually were overran and were forced to surrender. About 1,200 were taken captured and 100 plus were killed. This plan embarrassed Kennedy and his administration (Kennedy …show more content…
Kennedy and his advisors were preparing for the next presidential campaign. Kennedy traveled west to speak in nine different states about natural resources and conservation efforts. In a meeting with his advisor’s Kennedy talked of the importance of winning the electoral votes of Texas and Florida. On November 12 Kennedy announced he would visit the states in the coming weeks. On November 21, 1963 JFK boarded Air Force One for his two day, five city, tour around Texas. His first stop was San Antonio and then next came Dallas... Excitement filled the city of Dallas, until everything was interrupted by gunfire and thats when excitement turned into chaos. John F. Kennedy was hit with a bullet, which is also known as the “magic bullet,” and died later that day around one in the

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