The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy


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Why was President Kennedy assassinated?

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1. Who assassinated President Kennedy?

2. What is an assassination?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. Areas of emphasis on the test includes who assassinated the president and the reason why.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Who assassinated President Kennedy
  • Why the president was killed
  • Definitions of conspiracy and assassination

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the assassination
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why it happened
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as conspiracy and assassination

Additional Learning

To learn more about the assassination, review the accompanying lesson titled The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define assassination
  • Detail Walter Cronkite announcing Kennedy's death
  • Explain what the Warren Commission was
  • Cover the long term impact of Kennedy's assassination