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