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Unformatted text preview: Leader, Khrushchev, came to an agreement that the Soviets would remove the missiles from Cuba, and the Americans would not attack Cuba. Another achievement Kennedy reached during his short Presidency was convincing Unions to restrict pay raises not based on employee efficiency. This backfired when large steel companies inflated steel prices drastically (Davidson, et al., 2005). While he did accomplish much for the American people, one main factor stood in the way of President Kennedy reaching his goals as President, Congress. Kennedy was a liberal Democrat. His Congressional Cabinet, although many were Democrats as well, were far more conservative than the President. Congress controlled which bills and laws passed, and while Kennedy helped some poverty-stricken areas, he could not get Congress to agree with his views on education and healthcare....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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