#104 Barack Obama  Administration

Last Update: November 19, 2015

OK PASS Objectives

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States and the first African American to hold the office.

Content Standard 7:

Discuss the election of 2008 and President Barak Obama

Election of 2008

John McCain and Sarah Palin Republicans

 

Barack Obama and Joseph Biden Democrats

Watch Election of 2008 President Obama mp4
Watch John McCain mp4

President Obama the early years 

 
 

 

Obama's Honeymoon

1.  Greatest economic recession since the Great Depression

2.  Two wars:  Afghanistan and Iraq

3.  Bitter partisan politics.

4.  A planet in peril

 

 
As president, Obama signed economic stimulus legislation in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in February 2009.
 
On October 8, 2009, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

 
In March 2010, Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, the first comprehensive health care reform legislation in decades.

May 1st 2011, Obama sends in the Navy Seals into Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden. 

Watch Osama Killed video

Obama grounds the space shuttle program

Watch Space Shuttle Grounded 9 min video

 
 

Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State 13 min video.

 
   

Photo Credits:

Election of 2008: http://politicalmaps.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/2008-prediction-map-11252007.jpg

McCain Plain : http://www.needlenose.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/mccainpalin.jpg

Recovery Sign: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/