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Barack Obama

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Jonas Galle

on 19 March 2015

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Transcript of Barack Obama

2. Career progression
Early Life
born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii
mother, Ann Dunham
father, Barack Hussein Obama, Sr.
divorced in March 1964
moved to Jakarta, Indonesia
Barack and his half sister moved back to Hawaii
Presidential Election in 2008!
made headlines when he announced his candidacy for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination
Republican presidential nominee John McCain
first African-American President
Re-Election in 2012
attended Punahou School
first contact to racism
studies at Occidental College in Los Angeles
transfer to Columbia University in New York
U.S. Senate Career
became 70 percent of the votes, in November 2004
third African-American elected to the U.S. Senate
bill to destroy weapons of mass destruction in Eastern Europe and Russia
second book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Law Career
Entry Into Illinois Politics
published his first autobiography
won election for Illinois State Senate in 1996
worked for a draft legislation on ethics, health care services and early childhood education programs for the poor
became chairman of the Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee
opponent of President George W. Bush plan for war with Iraq

"I am not opposed to all wars. I'm opposed to dumb wars,"

Overview of the U.S. Political System
Obama as a Baby
Barack Obama

President of the United States of America

1. Overview of the U.S. Political System
2. Career progression
3. Political aims
4. Interesting facts
Barack´s parents
entered Harvard Law School in 1988
met Michelle Robinson
elected to the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review
graduated from Harvard, magna cum laude, in 1991
practiced as a civil rights lawyer in Chicago
married Michelle on October 3, 1992
4. Interesting facts
collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comic
worked in a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop as a teenager and now can't stand ice cream
would like to be an architect
took drugs as a teenager including marijuana and cocaine
plans to install a basketball court in the White House grounds
The Republican Party
founded in 1854
formed to fight against the expansion of slavery
18 Republican Presidents
Restoring the American Dream
conservative values

Emancipation Proclamation
The Reagan tax cuts
Civil Rights Act of 1960

The Democratic Party
one of the oldest and most influencial party
fought for women's rights
,,we are better when we are together"
job creations, Health care, greater education, and clean energy
13 Democratic presidents since 1829

woman’s suffrage
NATO, Marshall Plan
The Affordable Care Act

5. Conclusion
6. Sources
1. Overview of the U.S. Political System
American Revolution in 1783
constitution in 1787
three branches of government
system of checks and balances
Birth Certificate Controversy
6. Sources
Barack Obama, Dreams from my Father, 1995


6. Sources
6. Sources
6. Sources
5. Conclusion
6. Sources
Web Pages

6. Sources

Pro and Cons
Passed Health Care Reform
Hope for the people
Ended the War in Iraq
U.S. economy has performed worse

Median Household income
,,We must out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world to ensure that our nation achieves rapid, sustained and broad-based economic growth."
3. Ob´s political aims
serve the country
unite the people to make America one
create new jobs
security for the Middle Class
help small businesses
accelerating growth of econmy
higher education for all
make college more affordable
support great teachers

Health Care
Patient Protection Act
Affordable Health Care for America Act
Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act
Cracking Down on Illegal Immigration at the Border
Deporting Felons, Not Families
Accountability – Criminal Background Checks and Taxes
,,I began to notice there was nobody like me in the Sears, Roebuck Christmas catalog ... and that Santa was a white man,"
U.S lost its AAA credit rating
lower median household income
His aims are ideological and political, not practical


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