The Golden Years Of America In The 1960's

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During the 1960s, many people may have referred to that time as the “golden years.” However, it was not the “golden years’’ America was suffering with a high percentage of poverty and racial injustice. America was highly consumed by materialism, consumerism and the obsession to succeed. In 196o John Kennedy was elected for president, he promised to bring hope back to the U.S.A, he also promised to help give freedom to every American and to end war, hunger and poverty. President John Kennedy was very loved by many Americans; in 1963 when he was assassin by Lee Harvey Oswald he put America in a state of turmoil. When John Kennedy died his vice president Lyndon B. Johnson took his place in office, Lyndon took Kennedy’s proposal for Medicare

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