John F. Kennedy

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John F. Kennedy by Mind Map: John F. Kennedy

1. Background:

1.1. JFK and Jackie Kennedy were married on Sept. 12, 1953 & had 3 kids.

1.2. JFK was one of 8 children that Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. & Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald-Kennedy had

1.3. Kennedy joined the US Navy in Sept. of 1941

2. Presidency:

2.1. stated famous "ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country" quote at inaugural address.

2.2. proponent of equal rights ; called for new civil rights legislation

2.3. oversaw the launch of the peace corps

3. Legacy:

3.1. known as one of the most loved presidents of all time, still to this day

3.2. Creation of the Navy Seals

3.3. Helped transform american politics in the form of media presidency

4. "Did you know?"

4.1. He won a Pulitzer prize in 1957 for "Profiles in Courage"

4.2. He donated his entire Legislative salary to various charities.

4.3. Obsessed with his weight, JFK traveled with a bathroom scale.

4.4. One of JFK's legs were shorter than the other