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Map 1: John F. Kennedy National Historic Site in Brookline, Massachusetts.
[Graphic] Map 1 with link to higher quality map.

(John F. Kennedy National Historic Site)

Questions for Map 1

1. Using a large map of the United States, have students locate Boston and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, New York City, and Washington, D.C., all places where Kennedy lived.

2. Using the above map, note the area around the home the Kennedys bought in Brookline, the first suburb west of Boston. What features might have made it a good place to raise children?

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