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Running head: KENNEDY'S NEW FRONTIER 1 Kennedy's New Frontier Kelly Schwebel HIS 135 June 9, 2011 Cynthia Krutsinger
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KENNEDY'S NEW FRONTIER 2 Kennedy's New Frontier Kennedy wanted to accomplish many things with the New Frontier plan. For example a major concern was boosting the United States economy. Aiding third world countries and he wanted to build up the United States. national defense. To fix the economy Kennedy gave tax breaks and credits to large corporations. Kennedy also kept an eye out on prices to protect the consumers from businesses. When President Kennedy signed the Alliance of Progress he earmarked $20 billion to Latin American in a ten-year foreign aid plan. For this, Latin America amended its tax laws in the hopes that it would discourage political revolution in the future. The newly formed Peace
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Unformatted text preview: Corp set up by Kennedy sent teachers and volunteers into poorer countries to contribute to the education of the people. The hope was that this would boost their national economies. President Kennedy warned the Soviets that their secret construction in Cuba, of missile sites and nuclear base was unacceptable. When the United States spy planes spied the sites, Kennedy had to decide how to defend America without starting a nuclear war. The Soviets also feared a war and they accidently shot down an American spy plane. Kennedy knew that if the United States retaliated massive destruction would follow, for the United States and for other nations. Instead of war, Kennedy offered the reluctant Soviets a nuclear test ban treaty...
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