John F. Kennedy
Study & Essay
What were the roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and how was it resolved?
What role did Joseph Kennedy, Sr. play in JFK's career?
Discuss JFK's private life. What secrets did he keep from the public?
Who was Joseph McCarthy, and what was JFK's behavior like during the McCarthy era?
What was JFK's most significant accomplishment as president? Defend your answer.
What was JFK's worst blunder as president? Defend your answer.
What effect did World War II have on the Kennedy family in general, and JFK in particular?
What was JFK's religion? Why was this significant for his political career?
Discuss the Civil Rights Movement, and JFK's relationship to it.
Discuss the two books that JFK wrote and the impact on his political career.
Why might it have been a blessing for JFK not to win the Democratic nomination for Vice-President in 1956? Defend your answer.
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