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All the Way with JFK!

JFK was a war hero, civil rights supporter, and writer. See what else you know.

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JFK was a war hero, civil rights supporter, and writer. See what else you know.

1. John F. Kennedy is the only president to win the Pulitzer Prize. Which book did he win it for?

  • The Best and The Brightest
  • Profiles in Courage
  • A People's History of the United States

2. The following happened under the Kennedy Administration:

  • Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.
  • The race riots at the University of Mississippi.
  • The Kitchen Debate.

3. When Kennedy said, "Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan," what was he referring to?

  • His Presidential victory
  • The Bay of Pigs Invasion
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

4. How did Kennedy save the survivors of P.T. 109?

  • He built a huge bonfire on an island to attract help.
  • He guided a life raft made of bamboo to a nearby rescue ship.
  • He asked island natives to look for help, with a message he carved on a coconut.

5. Despite popular belief, Kennedy is not the youngest man to hold the office of President. Who is?

  • Bill Clinton
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Teddy Roosevelt

1. John F. Kennedy is the only president to win the Pulitzer Prize. Which book did he win it for?
Profiles in Courage

2. The following happened under the Kennedy Administration:
The race riots at the University of Mississippi.

3. When Kennedy said, "Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan," what was he referring to?
The Bay of Pigs Invasion

4. How did Kennedy save the survivors of P.T. 109?
He asked island natives to look for help, with a message he carved on a coconut.

5. Despite popular belief, Kennedy is not the youngest man to hold the office of President. Who is?
Teddy Roosevelt

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