Kennedy Peace Corps

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Kennedy was talking to students and challenged them to live and help in other countries. Kennedy asked his brother-in-law to put together peace corps. The Peace Corps started on March 1, 1961. Soon they received invitations to put peace corps in Ghana, India, and Burma to place peace corps volunteers there.

His brother-in-law is Sargent Shiver. Shiver has been known for inspiring people to do things. He helped out in starting the peace corps.

This is a picture of the peace corp logo. Peace corps were made to help people in other countries who need help.

JFK Quick Facts

  • His nickname is Jack.
  • He went to Harvard.
  • JFK Quote: Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.
  • Came from a wealthy family
  • Second oldest
  • Eunice Kennedy was one of his siblings

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