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Obama project for 1A Class

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  • 1. http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/obama/-1,090907obamag.photogallery?index=3 http://www.mysticgames.com/famouspeopl e/BarackObama.htm http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaFamily.htm BY: Ali Anwar http://www.barackobama.net/barack-obama-facts.html
  • 2. • Barack Hussein Obama • He was born in August 4th 1961. • He was born in the Kapi'olani medical centre for woman and children. • Barack was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • 3. Barack Obama married Michelle Robinson in October 1992. Barack and Michelle Obama were married at Trinity Church in Chicago. They have two children Malia Ann Obama, born 1999; Natasha Obama (known as Sasha), born 2001.
  • 4. Barack Obama‘s was Ann Dunham, who passed away in 1999, and his father was Barack Obama, Sr., who passed away in 1982. His mother was an anthropologist and his father was a government economist in Kenya . When Obama was two years old, his parents divorced. His father eventually returned to Kenya, and he saw his son only once more before his death in 1982. Ann Obama then married his stepfather, Lolo, another East-West Centre student from Indonesia.
  • 5. Obama has a complicated familyHe has eight half-siblings -- seven of them living -- by four other marriages or relationships of his parents. His father, Barack Obama Sr., had four children by a woman he married in Kenya before his 1960 marriage to Obama's mother. Two of those children -- son (Roy) and daughter Auma ,were born before Barack Obama Jr. After Obama Sr. divorced Obama's mother in 1963, he married another American woman he brought to Kenya and had two more sons -- Mark and David, who was killed in a motorcycle accident. That marriage ended in a divorce, after Obama Sr. resumed his relationship with his first wife. The elder Obama had two other sons -- Abo and Bernard -- by his first wife, though Obama wrote in his memoirs that there is some question whether another man actually fathered Bernard. Obama Sr. later had another son, George, by another woman that he apparently did not marry. As for Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, she had a daughter, Maya Soetoro-Ng, from a second marriage to a man called Lolo.
  • 6. After graduating high school from Punahou School in Hawaii, Barack Obama attended Occidental College for two years, then got his B.A. from Columbia University. He later got his law degree from Harvard Law School (where he became the Harvard Law Review's first black president), graduating magna cum laude. Obama was also a lecturer of constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School. Then he ran for president in 2006
  • 7. Before he became a president ;Barack Obama's occupation was being a law teacher at the Chicago law of university. As a member of the United States Senate, he is presently a full-time lawmaker. Before that he was an attorney practicing civil rights law and also teaching constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School.
  • 8. Barack Obama is significant in history because he is the 44th and the first African-American president in the united states of America. On Tuesday the 20th of January 2009 Barack obama became the first African-American president as he has given the oath of office; this was witnessed by millions of people across the world. Here is a little clip to show you Obama taking the oath of office. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7 840564.stm

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