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  • 1. A Woman of Elegance & Courage Alex Amend February 9 th ,2010 Jackie Kennedy Onassis Hall of Fame
  • 2. Jackie Kennedy Onassis <ul><li>Born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on July 28,1929 in East Hampton, New York to stockbroker Jack and his wife Janet Bouvier. Her parents were part of an old Catholic family. </li></ul><ul><li>As a child Jackie loved horses and was a </li></ul><ul><li>championed equestrian. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie was named debutant of the year and attended Vassar College. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie married John Kennedy in 1953 and shortly after starting campaigning for the 1960 president election. </li></ul><ul><li>She became first lady when her husband John Kennedy was elected president in 1960 Jackie and John had a daughter Caroline and a son on the was to later be named John F. Kennedy Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>By the time her husband, John Kennedy was elected president in 1960 Jackie and John had a daughter Caroline and a son on the was to later be named John F. Kennedy Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie accompanied her husband on many state trips, where she was useful for her being fluent in many languages. </li></ul><ul><li>By 1963 John was seeking reelection and on a November 22,1963 her husband was assassinated, Jackie was by his side. </li></ul><ul><li>After her husbands death Jackie slipped away from the spotlight until her highly public union to Greek shipping heir Aristotle Onassis and became a widow again after his death. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1994 Jackie was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Jackie's condition vastly worsened and she finally ended her battle on May 19, 1994 </li></ul>
  • 3. She is…….Balanced <ul><li>Jackie Kennedy shook the 1960’s as she was so gracious, courageous, and independent. </li></ul>
  • 4. She is…… Gracious <ul><li>What makes Jackie Gracious? </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul>Her well known style. Carried herself with dignity. Classic, beautiful.
  • 5. She is….. Courageous <ul><li>At her husbands funeral she never showed her emotion in front of the public </li></ul><ul><li>Never asked for help or reporters and raised her kids alone. </li></ul>
  • 6. She is….Independent <ul><li>Jackie has always been a quiet and shy. </li></ul><ul><li>Raised her children alone. </li></ul><ul><li>Liked to be secluded. </li></ul>
  • 7. Interesting Facts and Statics. <ul><li>Jackie was the First Lady born in a hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie’s ancestry consists of French, Irish, English, and Scottish. </li></ul><ul><li>She was 5”8 with brown hair and eyes. </li></ul><ul><li>As a child Jackie loved horses and was a championed equestrian. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie kennedy fashion set trends during her term as first lady </li></ul><ul><li>Before Jackie married John F. Kennedy she was a reporter. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackie is known for remodeling the White House as First Lady. </li></ul><ul><li>After being widowed Jackie worked for humanitarian projects such as working with New York Municipal Art Society to save Grand Central Station. </li></ul>
  • 8. Quotes & Quotations. <ul><li>“ She was an astonishing woman. She captivated the world with her intelligence, & grace, more than any woman of are time. Even in the face of impossible tragedy, she carried the grief of her family and the nation with a calm power that somehow reassured all the rest of us.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Bill Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?” </li></ul><ul><li>- Jackie Kennedy </li></ul>
  • 9. Works Cited <ul><li>Catherine Anderson. Jackie Kennedy Onassis: Woman of Courage . Minneapolis,MN: Lerner Publications, 1995. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jackie at Funeral&quot; Digital image. Http://womenshistory.about.com/cs/firstladies/p/p-jackieo.htm . Web. 22 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jackie&quot; Digital image. Http://lucidcafe.com/library/96jul/jackie.html . Web. 19 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jacqueline Kennedy and Lee Radzill&quot; Digital image. Http://www.fieldmuseum.org/jkennedy/exhibitions.html . Web. 19 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Jacqueline Kennedy . Digital image. Http://www.fieldmuseum.org/jkennedy/timeline.html . Web. 19 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Lawliss, Charles. Jacqueline KennedyOnassis 1929-19994 . New York,NY: Weiser and Weiser, 1994. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>National First Ladies' Library . Web. 22 Feb. 2010. <http://www.firstladies.org>. </li></ul>

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