Meet Abe and John

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Meet Abe and John

  1. 1. Meet Abe and John<br />
  2. 2. coincidence<br />
  3. 3. Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846<br />John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946<br />
  4. 4. Lincoln failed to win the Vice Presidential nomination in 1856<br />Kennedy failed to win the Vice Presidential nomination in 1956<br />
  5. 5. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.<br />John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960<br />
  6. 6. Lincoln defeated Stephen Douglas who was born in 1813<br />Kennedy defeated Richard Nixon who was born in 1913<br />
  7. 7. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights<br />Both wives lost their children while living in the White House<br />
  8. 8. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.<br />Both Presidents were shot in the head<br />
  9. 9. Lincoln 's secretary was named Kennedy<br />Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln<br />
  10. 10. Both were assassinated by Southerners<br />Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson<br />
  11. 11. Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln , was born in 1808 and elected in 1847<br />Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908 and elected in 1947<br />
  12. 12. John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839<br />Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939<br />
  13. 13. Both assassins were known by their three names<br />Both names are composed of fifteen letters<br />
  14. 14. Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford<br />Kennedy was shot in a car called ' Lincoln ' made by 'Ford<br />
  15. 15. Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse<br />Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater.<br />
  16. 16. Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.<br />
  17. 17. and the kicker<br />
  18. 18. A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland<br />A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe<br />
  19. 19. The End<br />Thanks for watching<br />Please view my other slide shares<br />http://www.slideshare.net/alancrean/presentations<br />

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