Similarities between the Presidencys

Posted: April 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846
Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946

Lincoln was elected president in 1860
Kennedy was elected president in 1960

War was thrust upon Lincoln almost immediately after inauguration
War was thrust upon Kennedy almost immediately after inauguration

Lincoln ordered the Treasury to print its own money
Kennedy ordered the Treasury to print its own money

Lincoln gave Negroes freedom and legalized equality
Kennedy enforced equality for Negroes

Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln
Lincoln had an aide named Kennedy

Lincoln was succeeded, after assassination, by vice-president Johnson
Kennedy was succeeded, after assassination, by vice-president Johnson

Lincoln was loved by the common people and hated by the establishment
Kennedy was loved by the common people and hated by the establishment

Andrew Johnson was born in 1808
Lyndon Johnson was born in 1908

Andrew Johnson’s name has 13 letters
Lyndon Johnson’s name has 13 letters

Lincoln’s name has 7 letters
Kennedy’s name has 7 letters

In Lincoln’s & Kennedy’s names the vowels & consonants fall in exactly the same place;***
in the order c, v, c, c, v, c, c

Kennedy’s father had been the Ambassador to England at the Court of St James
Lincoln’s son became the Ambassador to England at the Court of St James

Lincoln and Kennedy were 2 of the greatest presidents of the nation

Lincoln’s wife tastefully and expensively re-decorated the White House
Kennedy’s wife tastefully and expensively re-decorated the White House

Lincoln had young children while living at the White House
Kennedy had young children while living at the White House

Lincoln lost a child (12 year old son) to death while President
Kennedy lost a child (newly born son) to death while President

Lincoln had 2 sons named Robert and Edward. Edward died young and Robert lived on
Kennedy had 2 brothers named Robert and Edward. Robert died young and Edward lived on

After Lincoln’s assassination the nation experienced an emotional convulsion
After Kennedy’s assassination the nation experienced an emotional convulsion

Jefferson Davis was the name of the president of the Confederate states while Lincoln was president of the Union states
Jefferson Davis Tippit was the name of the police officer killed allegedly by Kennedy’s alleged assassin

In 1863, the Tsar sent the war fleet of the Russian empire to assist President Lincoln during the American civil war
In 1962, during the Kennedy presidency, a fleet of Russian ships transporting instruments of war
were steaming towards America with less benign intent

There are only two times in USA history that incumbent vice-presidents ran for president and lost
Incumbent Vice-President Breckinridge lost to Lincoln in the 1860 election
Incumbent Vice-President Nixon lost to Kennedy in the 1960 election

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