John F Kennedy Assassination Research Paper

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Running head: John F. Kennedy Assassination John F. Kennedy Unit 5 Project SS310-01 Exploring the 1960s: An Interdisciplinary Approach John F. Kennedy was elected the 35th president of the United States. From the moment he decided to run, his candidacy was controversial and some even believe that it may have been the reason for his assassination. Among many things, if he was elected, he would be the first Roman Catholic to be elected president. President Kennedy confronted this issue during his speech on September 11, 1960. During his speech, he gave the explanation of how he believed that church and state should be separate. During the 1960s, it was a way of life to dislike a person based on their religious beliefs alone. However, President Kennedy felt that there…show more content…
When most people are told to act as if an event didn't take place, they typically think about the event non-stop and many will continue to process the event while sleeping. This type of denial also causes increased levels of tension, anxiety and violent crimes. It can be believed that the psychological effect of assassination of American leaders can have a worse effect on individuals then the actual assassination. References Curtin, Prof. Edward, (2009). JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters. Retrieved May 26, 2010, from Encyclopedia of World Biography (n.d). John F. Kennedy. Retrieved May May 26, 2010, from Pennebaker, James W., Paez, Dario, Rime, Bernard (1997). Collective Memory of Political Events. New Jersey. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Spartacus Educational (n.d.). John F. Kennedy: Biography. Retrieved May 26, 2010, from

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