Objectives Students will be able to identify policies created by President Obama Students will be able to identify significant accomplishments of Obama Activity: Students will write a short paper on an assigned president and create a “Glog” to share with the class.
Barack Obama Born: August 4, 1961 Previous Position: Illinois senator Political Party: Democratic Policies: Healthcare (“Obamacare”), end wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, invest in clean energy
Before He Was President.. Honolulu, Hawaii Born in Graduated form Columbia University and Harvard Law School Worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago Taught constitutional law at University of Chicago Law School
During His Presidency.. Repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Increased government spending for healthcare Pulled out U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011 Authorized raid by Navy SEALs to capture Osama Bin Laden, his body was found and buried Signed economic stimulus legislation
2012 Presidential Election Obama won against Mitt Romney, he will be president for the next 4 years