Barack Obama Life and Career

Barack Obama, our forty fourth president of the United
States was born on august fourth, 1961. Obamas Parents met in 1960 at the
University of Hawaii. On February second 1961 Obamas parents Ann Dunham and
Barack Obama Sr. got married on an island called Maui. Obama was born at a
Hospital named maternity and gynecological hospital. After Obama was born his
father Barack Obama Sr. continued with his education at the University of
Hawaii. Obamas mother Ann Dunham took Obama to Washington where she studied at
the University of Washington. Obama and his mother lived in a apartment, After
graduating With in economics Obamas father moved to Massachusetts to study at
Harvard University. Anne returned to Honolulu with Obama and continued her
education at the University of Hawaii. In 1965 when Barack Obama’s dad
graduated and he returned to Kenya. In 1967 Obama and his mother moved with his
mom’s new husband named Soetoro in Jakarta Indonesia. On 1971 Obama moved with
his grandparents to Hawaii to attend fifth grade. Obama chose to stay with his
grandparents and to complete his high school years. After being done with High
school Obama moved to Los Angles in 1979 and he went to study at Occidental
College. On February 18 1981 Obama made his first speech. On the summer of 1981
Obama travelled to visit his family that lived in Jakarta. Obama then
transferred to a University in New York named Columbia University where Obama
majored in political Science. Obama lived outside of campus in an apartment.
Obama graduated from Columbia University in 1983. After his graduation he got
employed at the Business International Corporation And New York Public interest
Research Group. Obama moved to Chicago to work as an organizer after living in
New York for 4 whole years. He worked three years as a director of developing
communities Project. Obamas annual budget grew from 70 thousand dollars to 400
thousand dollars working at Developing community’s project. Obama got accepted
into Harvard law school in 1988. In 1990 was his second year at Harvard he was
elected for president of the law review. While in law school he met a woman
named Michelle she was his managing partner. When he graduated from Harvard in
1991 he returned to Chicago. On 1992 Obama married Michelle and settled with
her in a middle-class neighborhood. On 1998 they had their first born in 1998
and their second child born in 2001. Obama taught law at the University of
Chicago law school for twelve straight years. Obama worked as a full-time
lawyer at a firm he was involved in 30 cases. To assist in this there are many
great books that talks about Obama life. One book is Obama, Barack (1961) by St.
James, which talk about his career and life. The second book is Obama
Administration where it talks about his campaign and how became the president
of the united states by Ana Ochoa. The last source is Democratic Resurgence:
Obama Wins by Eric Bergeron, where it goes over how Obama won his presidency as
the first black president in the United States.

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Obama was the President of the United States, he became
president on January twenty 2009. Obamas first term was about the global
financial crisis. Obama was the first African American President of the united
states. He was known for talking about tax cuts, global financial crisis,
health care and more. The 2008 election was the 56th quadrennial election.
Obama ran as a democrat and john McCain ran is a republican. On November 4,
2008, “52.9 percent of votes were in Obamas favor, giving him a decisive
victory” (27 James). Obama beat McCain in the popular vote and the college
vote. Obamas vote amount was 69.5 the highest a president ever gotten. Obama
signed “the Lilly Ledbetter fair pay act of 2009 and the children’s health
insurance program and won approval from congress budget resolution” (James 29).
This reform helped families with the unfair and inappropriate wage gap. Obama
was breaking the bush administration except the troops in right he continued
through on bush’s Iraq withdraw of troops. The troops withdraw began in
December of 2007 and completely ended in 2011. He supports the united nations
on sexual orientation and gender identity by lifting the seven-year ban on
funding for embryonic stem research, and he closed the Guantanamo bay detention
camp in Cuba. Sixty-five percent of people agreed on what Obama was doing and
twenty-nine percent disapproved according to a survey done on April. One of the
biggest things Obama has done is the Protection and Affordable Care Act or also
known as Obamacare. State congress signed a law by Obama on march twenty third
2010. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act helped estimated about
twenty to twenty-four million people. The law said to improve healthcare costs
and improve quality. The Barack Obama Administration was chartered as a tax
increases on higher income Americans and designed to fund healthcare. On April
fifteen 2010 the space policy of Barack Obama administration announced to
increase funding for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) by
six billion dollars over five years.

After four-year president Obama ran again in 2012 against
his nominee Mitt Romney. The 2012 election was the fifty seventh quadrennial
presidential election. The 2012 election was held on November sixth. The
democrat was Barack Obama and the republican was Mitt Romney. Obamas running
mate was Joe Biden and Mitt Romney running mate was Paul Rayan. The 2012 election
would be Obama’s second term of presidency. Obama got both the popular vote and
the electoral vote. Obama won against Mitt Romney to the electoral vote by
three hundred thirty-two to two hundred six and, Obama won the state vote
twenty-six to twenty-four. Mitt Romney’s home state is Massachusetts and Obamas
home state is Illinois. Obama became the two-term president to win both votes
since Ronald Reagan. An estimate of four hundred million dollars was spent by
Obama’s campaign and Obama supporters according to the Federal Election
Commission. Obama announced that he will be running for president again in 2012
in a video named ”It Began with Us”. On May 9th 2012 Barack Obama
made headlines by showing his support for sex marriage, he was the first United
States president to show support to same sex marriage. People said that his support
for same sex marriage was historic and heroic as some would say. By announcing
his support for same sex marriage his campaign  
grew in donations and many people joined his campaign. Obama gave a
speech in the Rose Garden about what he announced his speech was about
protecting the right of same-sex to get marry. Many states legalized same-sex
marriage after Obamas speech. A lot of people were happy and mad about the
decision these states made. Many people were against these laws because it was
against their religious beliefs. The people of United states liked him so much
that he was the person of the year in the time magazine. Many people liked and
hated Obama, people liked him because of his achievements and benefit provided
for the American people. On February 12, 2014, Obama signed an executive order
to raise the minimum wage which opposed many people specially the republican
and small businesses. Some people hated him because he was against some of the
republican ideas. At that time many republicans did not like him and want him
to resign from the white house. People also hated him because he broke some
promises that he said in his campaign. For example, when he promises that he
will close the prison at Guantanamo Bay but his promise failed. Many things Obama
did for this country that people loved and hated at the same time. Even after
all his hard work to make both side apricate what he does but people still want
him out. After some time, Obama endorse Hillary Clinton for president, she ran
against Donald Trump but she didn’t not have the chance of winning because many
people didn’t want a democrat president to take the office again. A lot people
start to hate on Clinton even her opponent Trump because they think that Obama didn’t
do anything for this country. He just wasted time and provided nothing people
said. Trump was wining because he made a lot of promises which people liked and
supported him on his campaign. Donald Trump was wining against his republican’s
opponent because people thought he was the right person to become the president
of United States of America. Many people supported each side, Clinton won
against her democrat’s opponent and Donald Trump won against his republican’s opponent.
Now it’s up to the electoral votes to determine who will win.

Obama leaves officer after two terms as president of the
united states on January twenty 2017, he was fifty-five years old when he left the
office which made him the youngest ex-president in the history of the United States
of America (221 Ochoa). After Obama left office, the two nominees were Hilary
Clinton the first female to run for president Hillary Clinton and a billionaire
named Donald J trump. On November nine 2016 Obama invited Donald J trump to the
white house, and on April twenty second 2017 Obama makes a public appearance leaving
office and he had a message to the voters he said ” encourage and support the
next generation of leaders”.  Obama applaud
Donald J Trump on his ”Remarkable Run”. 
Donald trump won against Hilary Clinton by a lot of votes. Many democrats
started to cry over Donald J Trump winning the election over Hilary Clinton. Obama
was hoping for Hilary Clinton to win the election because she was a democrat
and he was also a democrat too when he was president. Donald J Trump won the
electoral vote and Hilary Clinton won the popular vote. Donald won by 30 states
with the total of three hundred six electors. Donald trump became a president
of the United States and start applying his promises and remove what President
Obama achieved. As it stated in the three book that Obama has achieved many
great outcomes that helped the people of the United States. In the book Obama
Administration that Obama was the first president to announced new rule that
protect families from separations and give them the ability to get the American
citizen (535 Ochoa). Obama has achieved many things in his last eight years as
president of the united states but many people don’t give him credit or
recognize his hard work. After he left the office Obama started spending more
with his friends and family. He also will spend time going on vacation with his
wife and kids. On January twenty Obama and his wife went on a vacation to
Rancho, Mirage, Calif. Obama and his wife Michele went on a vacation to Tuscany,
Italy on May of 2017. Finally, Obama was a great president loved by many Americans
that changed history in a positive way from being the first black present to making
health care and community colleges cheaper. Obamas positive acts made more Americans
like and support him because he supported every religion, race and gender and never
discriminated anyone and always supported people. Obama will be missed by millions
of Americans because of all his achievements as the president of the United States.