Robert Kennedy Dream Quote

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“Some men see things as they are and ask why; I dream things that never were and ask why not.” ---Robert Kennedy On November 10, 1925, a man named Robert Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Kennedy attended Harvard University but was interrupted by the Second World War. Although he decided to join the United States Navy in 1944, the war ended before he got a chance to be called into service. He then returned to his studies at Harvard University and graduated in 1948. Two years after he graduated he married Ethal Shakel and later had eleven children. When Robert Kennedy’s brother, John F. Kennedy, became President of the United States he elected, Robert Kennedy to be the United States Attorney General. In 1964, he was elected New York Senator. Four years later, he was assassinated in Los Angeles after he presented a speech to the people of the United States. In his speech he told his audience that “Some men see things as they are and ask why; I dream things that never were and ask why not.” In the year 1965, the United States and Vietnam went into a war that would soon cause the United States many conflicts. Although there was no recorded evidence or legal declaration of the establishment of this war, thousands of American troops died fighting in it. It first began in 1959 when Vietnam was divided, with a Communist government in the North, and a Democratic government in the South. The United States got involved, hoping to stop the spread of Communism, by training the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. American support was highly depended on, but remained ineffective during combat. After the speech that Robert Kennedy presented in 1968, a peace accord was signed in Paris ending the conflict, and the American troops left the country of Vietnam. The many conflicts faced in Vietnam led Robert Kennedy to say those memorable words in his speech. In addition
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