President of United States(2008-)
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.
What do you know about Barack
Born: August 4, 1961 Previous Position:
Illinois senator Political Party:
Democratic Policies: Healthcare
(“Obamacare”), end wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, invest in clean energy
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii 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
Before He Was President..
Repealed “Don’t Ask,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
During His Presidency..
2012 Presidential Election
Obama won against Mitt Romney, he will be president for the next 4 years