Barack Obama By Alex and Yaz
Why is it so Special? <ul><li>Barack Obama has made history by being the first ever African American president </li></ul><...
How did he Win? <ul><li>Barack Obama was a good speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Obama influenced the Black population to vote </...
Black History <ul><li>The civil rights movement has come far since the abolition of slavery after the American Civil War i...
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Alex Smith And Yasmin's Obama Presentation

  1. 1. Barack Obama By Alex and Yaz
  2. 2. Why is it so Special? <ul><li>Barack Obama has made history by being the first ever African American president </li></ul><ul><li>Most people ever to attend to vote </li></ul><ul><li>First Democrat president in 8 years </li></ul><ul><li>Most votes since John Kennedy/Nixon </li></ul>
  3. 3. How did he Win? <ul><li>Barack Obama was a good speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Obama influenced the Black population to vote </li></ul><ul><li>Slightly left-wing policies won support </li></ul>
  4. 4. Black History <ul><li>The civil rights movement has come far since the abolition of slavery after the American Civil War in 1863 </li></ul><ul><li>The Jim Crow laws stated that African Americans were ‘separate, but equal’ </li></ul><ul><li>Black people protested for the right to vote. The main city was Birmingham, Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>The Police used fire-hoses strong enough to take bricks out of walls </li></ul><ul><li>In 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat to a white woman </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King Jr, leader of the Civil rights movement was assassinated in April 1968 </li></ul>

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