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Barack obama

  1. 1. President of United States (2008-)
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. What do you knowabout Barack Obama? 
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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  Repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Increased government spending for healthcare Pulled out U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011 Authorized raid by Navy SEALs to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
  7. 7. 2012 Presidential Election  Obama won against Mitt Romney, he will be president for the next 4 years

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