John F. Kennedy Essay | Summary of John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Speech

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Summary of John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Speech

Summary: A summary of John F. Kennedy's presidential inaugral speech in 1961. The speech contained the famous line, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
On January 20, 1961 a very talented and brilliant man once said, "ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." This statement is famous everywhere along with Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Martin Luther King's I have A Dream speech. In John F. Kennedy's moving inaugural speech he presents promises and revisions that reveal a bit about his time period.

In Kennedy's inaugural address he pledges to help the people around the world who "struggle to break the bonds of misery." He wishes to help these people because it is the right thing to do. This shows that there was much poverty around the world at the time. Even the rich needed help. Like Kennedy said, "If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, then it cannot save the few who are rich." Kennedy...

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