Barack Obama

identification of the president &' 5 facts about obama

1; He is our 44th president in the u.s

2; Obama was born on aug,4,1961 in honalulu

3; He was the 3rd african american senator since reconctruction

4; a School in his fathers hometown near lake victoria in kenya has been renamed the senator barack obama secondary school.

5; his heroes are martin luther king jr, mohandas gandhi,pablo picasso and john coltrane


Born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States. He was a civil-rights lawyer and teacher before pursuing a political career. He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004. He was elected to the U.S. presidency in 2008,

and won re-election in 2012 against Republican challenger mitt romeney. President Obama continues to enact policy changes in response to the issues of health care and economic crisis.

Domestic and foreign policies

major event

On Jan. 22, Obama signed a presidential decree and three executive orders to radically overhaul America's handling of terror suspects, including closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison, a review of military trials for terror suspects and a ban on harsh interrogations.

-- On Feb. 4, Obama imposed a 500,000 U.S. dollar cap on senior executive pay for the most distressed financial institutions that took government bailout money.

-- On Feb. 17, Obama signed into law a 787-billion-dollar economic stimulus package, which was designed to jolt the ailing U.S. economy by providin government spending and tax cuts. It was the largest recovery package unveiled by a U.S. government since the New Deal of Roosevelt.

-- On Feb. 27, he announced a plan to withdraw most troops from Iraq within 18 months. According to the plan, the U.S. combat mission would end by Aug. 31, 2010, and all U.S. troops would be removed by the end of 2011.

-- On March 27, Obama announced a comprehensive new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to which, the U.S. government would add U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and seek additional military trainers from NATO.