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Presidents of the United States
John F. Kennedy

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Presidents of the United States


John F. Kennedy
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.2

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    motorcade, achievement, president, literature, civil, death, shocked, outstanding, born, between, equal, tension, college, country, hero, wife
     content words:    John F., World War II, Pulitzer Prize, Richard Nixon, United States, Cold War, Peace Corps


John F. Kennedy
By Meg Leonard
  

1     John F. Kennedy was the thirty-fifth president. He was born in Massachusetts in 1917. He went to school at Harvard. After college, he joined the Navy. He served in World War II. He was a hero. In 1953, he was elected to the Senate. Kennedy married his wife, Jacqueline, the same year. In 1955, he wrote a book called Profiles in Courage. The book won an award. The award is called the Pulitzer Prize. This award is given for outstanding achievement in literature. In 1960, Kennedy was nominated for president. He beat Richard Nixon in a close election. Kennedy was the youngest person to ever be elected president. There was tension between the .....
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Presidents of the United States
             Presidents of the United States


United States
             United States


    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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