Task: Work assignment

John F. Kennedy - Oral Presentation

Published: 28.11.2013, Updated: 05.03.2017


President John F. Kennedy Signing Blockade OrderPresident John F. Kennedy Signing Blockade Order    

John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, was shot in 1963 in Dallas Texas. He has become an icon in contemporary American history. Why is this? What is so special about him? Was he so special after all or is the idea of the great Kennedy a result of media coverage and the Americans' love of heroes and great sacrifice.

Can you complete this quote? "Ask not what.... "
Who said it? When? What does it say about John F. Kennedy?

Now make a presentation of John F. Kennedy where you share your opinion of him and the times he lived in. The presentation should be between 3 - 5 minutes.


  1. Use a search engine to find information about the Kennedys, the assassination and his charisma. Use reliable sites only, and state your sources.Here is one of many: CNN: The Assassination of John F Kennedy 
  2. Also look at this animation on how to make an oral presentation.Oral Presentation