John F. Kennedy

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by juliateri
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Politicians and Presidents
Grade:
6

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John F. Kennedy

- JFK was the 35th president of the U.S. He was in office from 1961-1963.-In his Inaugural address in 1961, he promised to end racial descrimination.- In office, JFK appointed black people to many federal positions and also selected five black federal judges.- In the 1960's, he supported the Freedom Riders to help end discrimination on buses and he worked on helping band racial discrimination in housing.-He helped pass laws to end segregation in schools, restaurants, jobs, and theatres.-He also passed laws so all Blacks could vote and get a good education.

Accomplishments

1917- Kennedy was born in Massachusetts 1961- During his inaugural speech, he promised desegregation.1962- JFK bands racial descrimination in housing.1963- JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.1965- The Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

- JFK helped change the unfairness by developing the Civil Rights Act of 1964. -JFK ended racial discrimination and appointed many black people in office, which no other president did.- JFK discrimination on buses, in housing, voting, and education.- JFK's Civil Rights Act of 1963 become law in 1964 .

Lasting Impact

His had a lasting impact on the American people by all the work he did to end desegregation. He supported the Civil Rights Movement so that all people, black or white were treated equally.

Citations

Websitehttp://library.thinkquest.org/J0112391/civil_right:

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