Kennedy's New Frontier HIS 135

Kennedy's New Frontier HIS 135 - intend to offer the...

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John F. Kennedy hoped to accomplish many things when he became president that had not been accomplished in America. His slogan for his presidency was “The New Frontier”. Kennedy was trying to motivate the people of the United States do set out to do things that have never been done. Other countries were moving forward with science, space exploration, nuclear weapons and the economy was becoming stronger. He challenged our country to have the first man to walk on the moon. Kennedy said, “This new frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises-it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I
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Unformatted text preview: intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them.” This particular quote from Kennedy’s acceptance speech says what he expected of American people and what he meant when said this is the new frontier. With the new frontier, Kennedy wanted to have tax cuts, help with education reform and in the areas of civil rights. These are a few things that Kennedy wanted to make better for the American people with the new frontier...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course HIS/135 AAFO0NDH19 taught by Professor J.bauer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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