- Words: 793
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Government
- Paper #: 47185654
This remained true until the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which symbolizes a shift in American political life. After Kennedy's assassination, party politics once again raised its head and, due to the cultural effect of the Vietnam War, dominated American political life.
Although at first the war caused the parties to scramble to find their identity, with the election of Richard Nixon it was quickly established that the Democrats