US History/Obama

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The First[edit]

Obama won the office of the President on the 4th of November, 2008. He was sworn into office on January 20, 2009. He is the first African-American in the United States to be elected to the office. He was elected after serving part of his first term as a United States Senator.

Biography[edit]

Barack Hussein Obama II (b.August 4, 1961) is the President of the United States. He is the first African-American to serve as president. He was the junior senator of Illinois in 2005. He resigned on November 16, 2008, following his election to the presidency. He is a graduate of University of Columbia and Harvard, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. Ten years after the terrorist attack that took place on September 11th, Pakistan officials gave President Obama a lead that Osama Bin Laden was hiding in a densely populated city in their country. On May 1st President Obama authorized a covert operation to terminate Osama Bin Laden and was successful.

Teaching constitutional law[edit]

Obama taught the constitutional law at the University of Chicago from 1992 to 2004. He announced his candidacy for the senate of the United States in January 2003, gained a primary victory in March 2004, and was elected in November 2004. Obama provided orientation with national convention Democratic in July 2004. As a member of the Democratic minority in the 109th congress, he helped to create the legislation to order the conventional armaments and to support a greater public responsibility in use of the Funds Federal. He also made official trips in Europe, the Middle East, and in Africa. During the 110th congress, he helped to create the legislation relating to incentive and electoral fraud, climate change, nuclear terrorism, and the care for turned over military manpower of the United States.

Citizenship[edit]

There are allegations that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. His certificate of live birth lists his birthplace as Hawaii[1], but the refusal of the State of Hawaii to release his long form birth certificate has contributed to continued allegations of foreign birth.

Hobbies[edit]

It's no secret that Barack Obama is a very passionate sports fan and roots for the Chicago Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, and White Sox. Being the president Obama has the privilege of congratulating and welcoming nearly all sports teams who win championships to the White House. Obama is also a strong advocate of changing the current college football BCS system to a traditional playoff format.

Obama is also a very avid basketball player and frequently plays competitive pickup games with his closest friends and advisors. Obama has a tradition on election day that he plays pickup games in whatever city he happens to be in. Reggie Love who is a member of Obama's staff and former football and basketball player at Duke University is almost always on Obama's team for a competitive advantage. Obama shoots the basketball left handed and wears pants because of his religious traditions.

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