this refers to Kennedy's ideas to improve the economy, assist the poor, and speed up the space program; he used term in a speech early in his presidency
represented the energy and idealism in the Kennedy White house; based on the Broadway musical Camelot
happened on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas; he was killed in an open limousine by Lee Harvey Oswald
the better known name of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Cuban leader who overthrew their US-backed dictator in 1959; Kennedy hoped to overthrow him
the Soviets built this to divide Berlin and stop Eastern Germans from escaping to the west; it became a great symbol of the Cold War
"Ich bin ein Berliner"
Kennedy said this in a speech to show his commitment to Berlin; it translates to "I am a Berliner"
Cuban Missile Crisis
during mid- to late October 1962, American spy planes found Soviet-built nuclear missiles in Cuba; Kennedy authorized a naval blockade around Cuba to stop the Soviets from advancing
Limited Test Ban Treaty
an agreement signed in 1963 by the USA, the USSR, and Great Britain banning above-ground nuclear testing