The John F. Kennedy Assassination Introduction The events of 9/11 had an impact on American society and psyche unlike any other event in contemporary history. Similarly, during the 1960’s one tragic event united, impacted, and changed American society in a way not experienced since the end of World War II, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The assassination took place at a time of great change and uncertainty. The United States had just entered the Vietnam War, civil rights issues were bubbling up around the country, government was growing amidst the cold war and space race that was emerging between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Individual rights were emerging as an important issue and a younger...The end:
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