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President Kennedys:
Aims
`New Frontier' to appeal to ambition and optimism of young people.
Introduce better healthcare and increase funding for education
Successes
Established the Peace-corps who sent volunteers to work in multi-billion dollar space
programmes
This appealed to the idea of self-sacrifice and ambition

Failures
Forced to work with…

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SDS: First mass anti-war rally Washington D.C, the protest attracted
April 1965 20,000 people.
A mass rally organised by SDS
Teach In 1965, University of Michigan lectures were
cancelled. Staff and students met to debate
war.
This then spread to other universities:
Chicago, Pennsylvania, Buffalo and Columbia
in NYC
Washington…

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