''Who Was John F. Kennedy?'' by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

''On May 29, 1917, a baby boy was born to Joseph P. Kennedy, a wealthy, Irish-American businessman, and his wife Rose.'' (p.4)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''wealthy'' means a great deal of money or a great fortune.

''Like many new immigrant groups, they faced discrimination and hatred they could not find jobs easily or places to live there were sighs saying ''Irish need not supply.'' (p.6)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''discrimination'' means a person who is judged or dissed upon there colores.

''Rosemary (who was retarded) was born in 1924 she was the only one different from the others.'' (p.8)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''retarded'' means dysfunctional, or less advanced in mental stability for one's age.

''Smuggling Alcohol(Bootlegging) became a big business people brewed their own alcohol at home.'' (p.17)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''Bootlegging'' means Selling, or making illegal alcohol according to the law.

''The United States House of representatives and the senate make up congress, which is the lawmaking branch of the government.'' (p.46)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''congress ''means'' A group of representatives that are making up a law.

''The January day on which John F. Kennedy was being inaugurated and taking a oath of office it was bitterly cold. (p.69

Based upon the context clues, the word ''inaugurated'' means A ceremony mark representing something.

''A large and cheering crowd came to greet JFK and jackie, elegant and glamorous in her pink suit and matching pillbox hat.'' (p.94)

Based upon the context clues,the word ''Glamour'' means a person with beauty or fashion.

''A pair of boots was placed backward in the stirrups the symbol of a fallen leader.(p.98)

Based upon the context clues, the word ''Stirrups'' means a pair of straps on each side of a horse to support each of the riders foot.

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