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Block 3 Going Green Hailey Reed

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Transcript of Block 3 Going Green Hailey Reed

Barack Obama
Leadership Qualities •Charisma
•Humility What Sets Him Apart? •First black person elected president in the United States
•Obama vs. McCain
•Major accomplishments
•Use of technology Use Of Technology •During his campaign he used technology effectively
•Had a presence on the internet to reach out to the 19 – 29 year old demographic
•Social media sites allowed for Obama to seem personable to his supporters
•Also the use of these social media sites and other websites allowed for supporters to connect with their communities and spread the word about Obama.
•The hope posters and yes we can chants circulated widely during his campaign and became iconic
•The Obama campaign spent $27 million on TV ads. He tried to show his patriotism in his ads rather than negative smear campaigns.
•Since being elected, Obama has made weekly videos that are posted to You Tube.
•As well he has a prominent voice on twitter and facebook Major Accomplishments •Won the Nobel Peace prize in 2009
•Was only the 4th US president to win the Nobel Peace Prize
•One of the first big things he did as president was to close the Guantanamo bay detention center
•One of the biggest things Obama has worked on since being elected is Health care reform
•A recent accomplishment was the end of the combat mission in Iraq. All combat troops were pulled out of Iraq by September 2010.
•Wrote two books – The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from my Father
•The audio book for Dreams from my father earned Obama the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album Who is he?! •Born in Hawaii in 1961
•He has two daughters with his wife Michelle, Malia and Sasha.
•Attended Columbia University in 1981 where he majored in political science with a specialty in International Relations
•Graduated from Harvard Law school on 1991
•Was elected as state senator in 1997 – 2004
•US Senator from 2005 – 2008
•Announced his presidential candidacy in 2007
•In June 2008 he was named the democratic presidential candidate
•On November 4, 2008 Obama was elected president, becoming the first black person to be elected president
•He earned 365 electoral votes to 173 that McCain received, in the process capturing 52.9% of the popular vote to McCain's 45.7%
•Was sworn in as president on January 20, 2009 By: Hailey Reed I hope you enjoyed my presentation 1. Charisma:

a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others 2. Inspirational:

Having the quality to inspire 3. Pragmatic:

concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice 4. Realistic:

aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are 5. Honest

Truthful 6. Humility

the quality of being humble: modest, not proud, doing something out of the goodness of your heart, not for yourselfHumility Childhood Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved to Jakarta in 1967 where he lived for four years. At the age of 10, he returned to Hawaii and was raised by his maternal grandparents. After high school he attended first Occidental College and then Columbia University where he graduated with a degree in political science. Five years later he attended Harvard Law School and graduated in 1991. He then decided that he loved laws and government, and later decided to be in the election to become president. My Project In my eco-friendly park I will be using material that is safe for the enviromant. Here is an example of what I am going to use: I will use recyled plastic and metal for the playground. I will use eco-friendly concrete for the driveway. I will also use the rest of the material for decoration and the swings. Here is what my model looks like..............
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