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Kristin Fieberg S. 10-C
Topics <ul><li>General information </li></ul><ul><li>Early life & education </li></ul><ul><li>Success as Governor of Alask...
Some facts about Palin <ul><li>Born in 1964 in Idaho, U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Todd Palin. </li></ul><ul><li>Five...
Younger Years <ul><li>Moved to Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Won Miss Wasilia Pageant beauty contest. </li></ul><ul><li>Finish...
Education <ul><li>Wasilla High School. </li></ul><ul><li>Attended several colleges and universities. </li></ul><ul><li>Mat...
History as Governor of Alaska <ul><li>First woman to become Governor of Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Top priorities: - Energy...
Success as Governor <ul><li>State invested $5 billion in education and older people. </li></ul><ul><li>Alaska’s Petroleum ...
<ul><li>Palin is chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as chair of the National...
Palin in the 2008 U.S. Presidential elections <ul><li>Palin is the second woman to run on a major U.S. party ticket.  </li...
<ul><li>Acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was well-received. </li></ul><ul><li>In September 2008, a ...
<ul><li>McCain's campaign has restricted press access to Palin. </li></ul><ul><li>Three one-on-one interviews and no press...
October 2nd: vice-presidential debate <ul><li>Debate against democratic vice-presidential nominee Joe Biden. </li></ul><ul...
Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_history_of_Sarah_Palin </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.timesonline.co....
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  1. 1. Kristin Fieberg S. 10-C
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>General information </li></ul><ul><li>Early life & education </li></ul><ul><li>Success as Governor of Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>Palin in the 2008 U.S. Presidential elections </li></ul>
  3. 3. Some facts about Palin <ul><li>Born in 1964 in Idaho, U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Todd Palin. </li></ul><ul><li>Five children. </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Governor of Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Republican vice-presidential nominee in this years elections. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Younger Years <ul><li>Moved to Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Won Miss Wasilia Pageant beauty contest. </li></ul><ul><li>Finished third in the Miss Alaska pageant. </li></ul><ul><li>Won a scholarship and the „Miss Congeniality“ award. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Education <ul><li>Wasilla High School. </li></ul><ul><li>Attended several colleges and universities. </li></ul><ul><li>Matanuska-Susitna community college in Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from the University of Idaho in 1987. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History as Governor of Alaska <ul><li>First woman to become Governor of Alaska. </li></ul><ul><li>Top priorities: - Energy development. - Ethics reform. - Education and workforce development. - Public health and safety. - Transportation and infrastructure development. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Success as Governor <ul><li>State invested $5 billion in education and older people. </li></ul><ul><li>Alaska’s Petroleum Systems Integrity Office to oversee and maintain oil and gas equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change Subcabinet to prepare a climate change strategy for Alaska. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Palin is chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Natural Resources Committee. </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics commissioner of the Alaska Conservation Commission. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Palin in the 2008 U.S. Presidential elections <ul><li>Palin is the second woman to run on a major U.S. party ticket. </li></ul><ul><li>Senator John McCain, announced her that as his running mate on August 29, 2008. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was well-received. </li></ul><ul><li>In September 2008, a hacker accessed a Yahoo! email account of Palin. </li></ul><ul><li>Series of polls suggested that Palin boosted John McCain's campaign and excited the Republican base. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>McCain's campaign has restricted press access to Palin. </li></ul><ul><li>Three one-on-one interviews and no press conferences. </li></ul><ul><li>Her performance in her third interview was widely criticized, prompting a decline in her poll numbers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. October 2nd: vice-presidential debate <ul><li>Debate against democratic vice-presidential nominee Joe Biden. </li></ul><ul><li>Polling: Palin exceeded most voters‘ expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Biden had won the debate. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_history_of_Sarah_Palin </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article4635147.ece </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.johnmccain.com/about/governorpalin.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin#2008_Vice-presidential_campaign </li></ul>
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