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Barrack Obama

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Barrack Obama

  1. 1. Barack Obama
  2. 2. Why is it so important to vote? No respect Not protecting our rights shows no respect for those who fought and died in two world wars. No control You are letting politicians do what they like. No say You are throwing away the chance to have a say in the way the country is run. Responsibility You have a responsibility to vote as a citizen. Sets a bad example Where would the country be if nobody voted at all? Struggle You should remember the struggle that women had to get the right to vote.
  3. 3. Why has his win made history? His win has made history because he is the first black American president, also America is one of the most powerful continents in the world and his decisions might effect us all. Many more people than usual voted this time. It was also important because years ago women, black people and especially black women weren’t allowed to vote.
  4. 4. Facts about Obama. <ul><li>- Barack was known as Barry during High School and part of College. </li></ul><ul><li>- Barack is related to Former U.S. Presidents George Washington, James Madison, Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter </li></ul><ul><li>His name means &quot;one who is blessed&quot; in Swahili </li></ul><ul><li>He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed </li></ul><ul><li>He has read every Harry Potter book </li></ul>

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