The 1960s - Week 3 Notes
The 1960s - Week 3 Notes 49-2660-01
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Brianna King on Tuesday February 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 49-2660-01 at Columbia College Chicago taught by J. Menet in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 26 views. For similar materials see The 1960s in Social Science at Columbia College Chicago.
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The 19605 2916 JFK VI VII High on polls a Image of the 605 b Represented youth and vitality c Golden boy afterJoe Jr died Joseph Kennedy Irish Roman Catholic suspicious back then Saloon owner 9 kids quotNew Moneyquot Gets into politics to gain respect hard to achieve because of religion Early Life PreWWII a Sickly b Groomed to be a journalist c Got laid a LOT d Foreign politics PT 109 a Sunk by Japanese destroyer b Commander Jackie Kennedy a Came off airheaded b Journalistwriter Presidential race 1960 Kennedy vs Nixon a Nixon was quotslimyquot b Used political donations for personal use c Checkers speech d Close call Presidency a Inaugural speech quotAsk not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your countryquot b Charismatic and witty great for TV c Cruschev Communist leader during Cold War d Berlin Crisis i Berlin controlled by Soviets ii People escaped East Germany through Berlin e Cuban Revolution i 1959 led by Fidel Castro ii Semi Colony of US iii Fulgencia Batista 1 Dictator iv Nationalize economy v Embargo Eisenhower 1 Sugar vi quotDriftsquot towards Communists f Bay of Pigs Dense i Invasion of Cuba ii Bombing raid iii Military aid in order to thwart Americans from attacking 1 Castro accepts 2 Missiles had to be put on Cuba