John Fitzgerald Kennedy was made equality a top priority on the nations agenda.

JFK- wore wrinkled khaki?s to Congress
PET- wore sandals to house of commons

JFK-Cuban Missle Crisis
PET- War Measures Act

JFK-Civil Rights Movement-pushed equality on the top of nations agenda
PET-Official Languages Act

JFK- ?Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country? inaugural speech
PET- ?The Government has no business in the bedrooms of the nation?

JFK-new level of idealism and activism
PET- Charter of Rights and Freedoms,

JFK-Televised debate, he won- Radio-Nixon won- awesome speaker, good presence
PET-Same thing, used the media, first PM to do so

JFK-Young good looking
PET-Young and good looking (in comparison to most pm?s)

JFK- Admitted if he did something wrong-?All my life I?ve known better than to depend on the experts. How could I have been so stupid, to let them go ahead?- after Bay of Pigs
PET- Never , admitted he was wrong ( implementation of the WMA)

JFK- Pushed for the creation of Peace Corps
PET-In the latter post, he gained national attention for his introduction of divorce law reform and for Criminal Code amendments liberalizing the laws on abortion, homosexuality, and public lotteries. He also established a reputation as a defender of a strong federal

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