John F. Kennedy's Presidency

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What was the signifiance of the foundational claim in John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address?

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In my mind, the foundational claim of Kennedy's Inaugural Address is to awaken Americans to the sense of change he envisioned his administration to usher.  The claim is made repeatedly in terms of how his government is to act and how Americans should respond to it.  The most famous lines of the speech attest to this.  The significance of this is that President Kennedy felt that the best way to pivot in making his...

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