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Howard Wiles
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Did you know that.......

History Lesson
>
> Have a history teacher explain this----- if they can!
>
> Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
> John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
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> Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
> John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
>
> Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
> Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
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> Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
> Both Presidents were shot in the head.
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> Now it gets really weird.
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> Lincoln 's secretary was named Kennedy.
> Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.
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> Both were assassinated by Southerners.
> Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
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> Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
> Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
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> John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
> Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
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> Both assassins were known by their three names.
> Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
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> Now hang on to your seat.
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> Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford.'
> Kennedy was shot in a car called ' Lincoln' made by 'Ford.'
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> Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse.

> Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a
theater.
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> Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
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> And here's the kicker...
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> A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland
> A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
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> Creepy huh? Hey, this is one history lesson people won't find dull.

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Howard, some of those things are true, some are not. For instance Marilyn Monroe died a year before Kennedy was assassinated. Look here for some clarification.

http://www.snopes.com/history/american/linckenn.htm

Is it true Lincoln was Jewish?
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Thanks for the link JoeJoe. What am I invisible over here?? LOL

Just kidding, looks like a simultaneous post. Gotta love snopes.
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