John F. Kennedy The Youngest President.
By: Mandy G.
Kentucky, Age 11
''Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.'' That was one of the most famous quotes ever said. It was said by John F. Kennedy. Another famous quote he said was,''We all breathe the same air,we all cherish our childrens future, and we are all mortal.''
John F. Kennedy had many occupations, such as senator, journalist, was in the navy, and last, but not least he was president. He was senator of Massachusettss from 1953-1960. In the navy he was a LT. He was the 35th president from January 20,1961-November 22, 1963.
He was born in Brookline, Massachsettss on May 29,1917. He grew up there and then in the suburbs of New York City. He was also the youngest president ever elected.
He made an impact on other's lives by passing many laws that helped people. One of them was allowing anyone if they choose, to be able to go into hotels. He was also a civil rights activist. One of his most important civil rights actions was creating the Peace Corps.
The Peace Corps was very important. It was made of americans that volunteer to go to countries to help them improve their living conditions. They serve as teachers and provide help in areas such as farming, health care, and construction.
He was assasinated November 22,1963 in Dallas,Texas. It is believed that Lee Harvey Oswald was the person that shot Kennedy, although that is not fully proven. He was 46 years old when he was shot. Many people were really sad when he died. Many people still remember what they were doing when he was shot.