U.S. Presidents Who Served In The White House During The '60s And '70s
By | May 9, 2018
United States Presidents of the '60s and '70s were among a demographic of men that were young enough to grasp the concept of change but old enough to implement the proper vehicles needed for change. They needed to be ever mindful of hippies, Baby Boomers,’ and various minority groups. This era brought about change quite unlike any other era. It was a wild time including civil rights protests, a presidential assignation, music festivals and, last but by no means least, the disco era.
The biggest stories regarding U.S Presidents occurred during the Groovy Era.
The 1960s kicked off on the right foot with the election of President John F. Kennedy. He was commonly referred to by only his initials, JFK. JFK was the first U.S. President to have been born in the 20th century.
What did U.S. Leaders do during the '60s and '70s?
JFK was elected as the 35th president of the United States in 1960. At the age of 43 years old, Kennedy became the youngest person as well as the first Roman Catholic president to be elected to the office. He was born into a very privileged American family. He came with an elite education and a reputation as a military hero. JFK boosted a culture for public service and was on course to do great things for the people
Historians count President John F. Kennedy as one of the best-loved presidents in American history.
JFK took office during an age of innocence. The era was an innocent one but out of that came frustration. The times were on the verge of change and social rebellion turned into violence. Young people and minority groups were testing the waters looking for radical social change.