Kennedy was the youngest ever president and served from 1961 - 1931 when he was assassinated. He imitated the New Deal and Fair Deal plans previously used, wanting to tackle poverty etc. He pumped more money into NASA due to the success of the soviets in space.
- Domestic policy:-Kennedy didn't want to seem weak so he never tried to pass and controversial bills through congress.
- -He also fought a fight against US steel who raised steel prices when Kennedy tried to control inflation. He threatened to withdraw government contracts and US steel were forced to submit resulting in an increase in federal and government power.
- -Poverty was a huge problem in Kennedy's time and he tackled it by introducing a job-based training but many of his other proposals were rejected.
- -He introduced a Civil rights bill but it wasn't passed before his assassination.