The Lincoln Kennedy Connection

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Aangeleverd door: Luitjen Westra

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The Lincoln Kennedy Connection:

  • Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
  • Lincoln was elected President in 1860. Kennedy in 1960.
  • The names … Lincoln Kennedy each contain 7 letters (remember this number).
  • Both were concerned with Civil Rights.
  • Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
  • Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both were shot in the head.
  • Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy’s secretary was named Lincoln. Both secretaries warned them not to go to where they were shot.
  • Both were assassinated by southerners. Both were succeeded by southerners. Both successors were named Johnson.
  • Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.